John Henry Newman: Apologia Pro Vita Sua

John Henry Cardinal Newman

Newman’s lucid and meticulously pondered autobiographical defense of his conversion from Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism. Seeking to expose the corruption and errors of the Roman Church, Newman’s intellectual search for truth led back to the Holy See. Apologia Pro Vita Sua provides cogent testimony to the authenticity of the Roman Catholic Apostolic tradition. First published in 1864. Image links to Wilfrid Ward Oxford edition. ISBN recommendation: 0-14-043374-0

John Henry Newman: An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine

Rev. John Henry Newman

Upon observing a movement toward the abandonment of traditional principles and doctrine by many Bishops, clergy, and theologians in the Anglican communion, John Henry Newman developed criteria for rationally assessing and discerning between authentic development and corruption of Christian doctrine. First published in 1845, image links to Newman’s 1878 revised edition. ISBN recommendation: 0-268-00921-X