Lashs introduction to this recent reissue of Newmans Grammar makes that work accessible to contemporary students of philosophy and theology alike. If one wishes a fresh perspective on the shape of the critical questions facing philosophical theology, as well as an object lesson in the norms implicit in ordinary discourse properly employed, that person would be well advised to take up this century-old volume. Theological Studies The combination of Newmans original genius, complemented by Nicholas Lashs ability to focus his concerns onto ours, makes this edition a useful tool for teachers. America Here is presented one of the most famous 19th century statements of Christian apologetics, including a most influential analysis of the faith-reason controversy. Reprint Bulletin Book Reviews
John Henry Newman, Cong. Orat., was an Anglican priest, poet and theologian and later a Catholic cardinal, who was an important and controversial figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. Nicholas Lash is Emeritus Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge and author of Believing Three Ways in One God and Easter in Ordinary, also published by the University of Notre Dame Press.