The Works of Blessed John Henry Newman

The Birmingham Oratory Millennium Edition

Series Editor James Tolhurst DD

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The latest volume in this important series
(Just published Vol. 8
'Two Essays on Biblical and on Ecclesiastical Miracles' see below)

SERMONS PREACHED ON VARIOUS OCCASIONS (Vol.9)

John Henry Newman

Introduction and Notes by

James Tolhurst DD

John Henry Newman points out in the Preface to the original edition, that his series of Sermons Preached on Various Occasions was 'the result of external circumstances rather than of any set purpose of his own'. The particular external circumstances were the establishment of the Catholic University of Ireland (which accounted for the first eight sermons), the restoration of the Catholic hierarchy in England and Wales (sermons 9 and 10), the Rigorgimento in Italy and its repercussions on the papacy (sermon 15) and the death of two friends, Dr Weedall and James Hope Scott (sermons 13 and 14). Newman added his two-part sermon on St Phillip (sermon 12) to make up the total in the first edition.

The sermons on the situation of the Church in England and Wales, and then of the papacy itself in Italy, reflect the tumultuous times of the mid-nineteenth century: a defining of the role of Catholicism in the development of the modern world.

978 0 85244 408 5 408 pages £25hb

Earlier volumes in this series -

Vol I

LECTURES ON THE PRESENT POSITION OF CATHOLICS

Introduced and edited by Andrew Nash £25hb


978 085244 443 6

Vol II

SERMONS NOTES

Introduced and edited by James Tolhurst £25hb


978 085244 444 3

Vol III

RISE AND PROGESSS OF THE UNIVERSITIES AND BENEDICTINE ESSAYS

Introduced and edited by Katherine Tillman £25hb


978 085244 449 8

Vol IV

ARIANS OF THE FOURTH CENTURY

Introduced and edited by Archbishop Rowan Williams £25hb


978 085244 448 1

Vol V

CHURCH OF THE FATHERS

Introduced and edited by Frank McGrath £25hb


978 085244 447 4

Vol VI

DISCOURSES ADDRESSED TO MIXED CONGREGATIONS

Introduced and edited by James Tolhurst £25hb


978 085244 455 9

Vol VII

DISCUSSIONS AND ARGUMENTS

Introduced and edited by Gerard Tracey £25hb


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Vol VIII

TWO ESSAYS ON BIBLICAL AND ON ECCLESIASTICAL MIRACLES

Introduced by Bishop Geoffrey Rowell £25 hb


Edited by James Tolhusrt
978 085244 456 6

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