Newman: A Bridge between Anglicanism and Catholicism?

The second address looking at Newman's theology was delivered by Revd Dr Benjamin King, Associate Professor of Church History at Sewanee University, USA.

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“A bridge enables the transfer of things from one side to the other and back again. Newman was therefore a bridge, transferring a Catholic vision to Anglicanism worldwide and then bringing some of his Anglicanism with him when he became a Catholic. He may have taken the bridge in only one direction himself, but many Anglicans have followed his teachings about the Catholic roots of their Church and remained Anglican. “

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