Thanks to Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman, theology geeks no longer have to decide between reading a good novel and reading good theology. If you’re unfamiliar with Blessed Newman’s life and work, his first novel, Loss and Gain, is a must read. Newman was an extremely influential Anglican priest and leader of the English Oxford Movement. Loss and Gain is a fascinating inside view of the painful and exhilarating search for truth. Told through the conversations of a young Oxford student and his associates, the reader is absorbed into the struggle to know truth and the consequences of acting on that knowledge/5(25). In , Newman published Loss and Gain – his first publication after he was received into the Church on 9 October, In the novel, Charles Reding loses much – especially his family’s favour. In the event, the reader is told what he gained. Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Theology Club. A symposium and reception on the occasion of the publication of Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church (Harvard University Press, ) by Fr. John O’Malley, SJ. Copies of the book will be available for sale by the Seminary Co-op.
See other formats GAIN LOSS? appreciation. All study is criticism. The Bible is not the one book which we are for- bidden to taste, or to jpresume to understand. On the contrar}^, if there is a book in the world to be read with eyes open, it is the Bible. in recent years, traced in firmer outline than was possible to Plato himself ; of. loss and gain: the story of a convert. by john henry newman, of the oratory. adhuc modicum aliquantulum, qui venturus est, veniet, et non tardabit. justus autem meus ex fide vivit. eighth edition. london: burns and oates. Maybe the loss of the hope of easy happiness and contentment and close communion with God. Maybe the loss of the ideal of successful community and genuinely making a difference in the world. Maybe – most starkly of all – the loss of a loved one. This last loss hits us all, and has the potential to shatter even the strongest of us. The chapter title in that book was “Biblical Interpretation: Anabaptist Theology and Recent Hermeneutics.” It was drawn from one of my comprehensive exams in my PhD program at the Graduate Theological Union entitled “Philosophical Hermeneutics in Conversation with Latin American Liberation Theology” ().].
The book of Joshua is not a simple work. John Bright thinks it “presents as complex a literary problem as any book in the Bible.” John Bright, “The Book of Joshua,” in The Interpreter’s Bible, ed. George A. Buttrick (New York: Abingdon Press, ), The same can be said for its theology. The book is puzzling, . Grief and Loss. Coping with the death of a loved one. 2 “The hardest part of losing book previews as well as reviews. • Weight gain or weight loss • Decreased immune system • Increased anxiety or panic attacks • Dreams of the deceased • Hallucinations (in. The recent half-century of Pope Paul VI’s reformed (“Ordinary Form,” or OF) Mass, which came shortly after the twelfth anniversary of the liberalization of the previous (“Extraordinary Form,” or EF) form of Mass, should stimulate us to engage in a constructive debate about the strengths and weaknesses of the two forms. -please click on the image for greater detail. John Thayer Jensen was born in California in and raised in a non-religious home. At a time of emotional collapse in his life, John was influenced by several Evangelical Christians, subsequently leading to his committing his life to Christ in