John Henry Newman: Teaching teachers

Cardinal Newman

Cardinal Newman

The beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman will be one of the focal points of Pope Benedict XVI’s forthcoming visit to the United Kingdom. Newman was deeply committed to education, to the provision of spiritual and pastoral care as well as academic excellence.
His interest in this field should come as no surprise to us, argues Newman scholar, Roderick Strange, as we learn more about the man whose thought and writings were inseparable from his person. 

To read his article on Thinking Faith see: www.thinkingfaith.org/articles/20100803_1.htm