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Newman and Liberalism

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Upon being made a cardinal, John Henry Newman (1801-90) said that he had devoted his life to opposing liberalism. Some commentators deny the accuracy of this claim.  Are they right?  What did Newman mean by liberalism?  And what can we learn from his efforts to anatomize and combat it?

Lunch will be provided. Spaces are limited; those wishing to attend should RSVP to Patrick Hough.

Edward Short is an independent author and renowned scholar on the thought and life of John Henry Newman.