David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Newman Studies Journal 8 (2):62-73 (2011)
Newman was a profoundly skilled communicator of Christian faith who provides a model for an efficacious elucidation of the doctrinal content and transformative power of Christianity. His exemplarity resides in his three-dimensional approach to theological communication: (1) the communicator’s personal investment in faith’s import; (2) faith’s threefold nature that includes its doctrinal content, its demand for personal involvement, and its reasonableness; and (3) the audience’s active contribution to the process of faith-transmission. Although repeated emphasis upon subjective commitment goes against the modern penchant for objectivity, it is precisely this subjective component, which requires open minds and open hearts, that plays a decisive role in the concomitant adherence to the objective reality and reliability of faith’s wisdom
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Kevin Mongrain (2009). The Eyes of Faith. Newman Studies Journal 6 (1):68-86.
John Henry Newman (1979). An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent. University of Notre Dame Press.
Stephanie Terril (2004). An Implicit Model of “Conception” in the Theological Papers of John Henry Newman on Faith and Certainty. Newman Studies Journal 1 (2):62-89.
John T. Ford (2011). Newman's Reasonable Approach to Faith. Newman Studies Journal 8 (1):56-66.
I. Michael Bellafiore (2011). The Overthrow of Worldly Wisdom and Its Rehabilitation. Newman Studies Journal 8 (1):67-80.
Kevin Mongrain (2008). John Henry Newman on Ecclesial Spiritual Life. Newman Studies Journal 5 (1):19-34.
Alexander Miller (2010). The Reasonableness of Faith and Assent in Newman's Parochial and Plain Sermons and Grammar of Assent. Newman Studies Journal 7 (2):41-54.
Donald A. Crosby (2011). Faith and Reason: Their Roles in Religious and Secular Life. State University of New York Press.
C. Stephen Evans (1990). The Relevance of Historical Evidence for Christian Faith. Faith and Philosophy 7 (4):470-485.
Chau Nguyen (2011). Encountering Truth. Newman Studies Journal 8 (1):40-55.
David A. Pailin (1969). The Way to Faith: An Examination of Newman's 'Grammar of Assent' as a Response to the Search for Certainty in Faith. London, Epworth P..
Heinrich Fries (2004). Theological Method According to John Henry Newman and Karl Rahner. Philosophy and Theology 16 (1):163-193.
M. Jamie Ferreira (1994). Leaps and Circles: Kierkegaard and Newman on Faith and Reason. Religious Studies 30 (4):379 - 397.
Matthew Briel (2009). John Henry Newman and Luigi Giussani. Newman Studies Journal 6 (1):57-67.
Patrick L. Bourgeois (2002). Critical Philosophy and Post-Critical Faith. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (3):431-450.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2012-03-18
Total downloads1 ( #459,665 of 1,102,037 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #306,606 of 1,102,037 )
How can I increase my downloads?