Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 December 2017

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198802563

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Newman's Early Roman Catholic Legacy, 1845-1854

C. Michael Shea

  • Overturns sixty years of consensus on the question of Newman's early influence
  • Shows how Newman's theory that Christian doctrine expanded over the course of history had an important impact among Roman Catholics in his own day
  • Offers a historical and theological account of the concept of doctrinal development
  • Provides the only account of nineteenth-century Roman Catholic theology as it developed in tandem with political developments in Italy and the Papal States