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John Henry Newman's many writings on theology and education were an important component of his career as Victorian religious seeker, teacher, and man of letters.
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21 February 1801 JHN, future religious leader and theologian, was born in London, at 80 Old Broad Street. Bibliographic Citation link.
September 1833 JHN, Richard Hurrell Froude, Edward Bouverie Pusey, and others began anonymously publishing their series Tracts for the Times, as a statement of principles for the Tractarian, or Oxford Movement. Bibliographic Citation link.
February 1841 The single most controversial and last of the Tracts for the Times (Tract XC or 90, anonymously authored by JHN) was published; it argued that the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England could be reconciled with Roman Catholic theology. Bibliographic Citation link.
21 April-16 June 1864 JHN's Apologia pro vita sua first appeared as a series of pamphlets. Bibliographic Citation link.
11 August 1890 JHN, Roman Catholic theologian, died of pneumonia in his eighty-ninth year, at the Oratory in Birmingham. Bibliographic Citation link.
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