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Loss and Gain: The Story of a Convert (1848)

by John Henry Newman

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Adhuc modicum aliquantulum, qui venturus est, veniet, et non tardabit. Justus autem meus ex de fide vivit.
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Charles Reding was the only son of a clergyman, who was in possession of a valuable benefice in a midland county.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 019281687X, Paperback)

John Henry Newman, one of the greatest religious figures of the nineteenth century, also had a successful career as a gifted novelist. Loss and Gain, his first novel, tells the story of a young man's search for faith in early Victorian Oxford. This edition is the first one to appear in eighty years.

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This novel about a young man's intellectual and spiritual development was the first work John Henry Newman wrote after entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1845. The story describes the perplexing questions and doubts Charles Reding experiences while attending Oxford. Though intending to avoid the religious controversies that are being heatedly debated at the university, Reding ends up leaving the Church of England and becoming a Catholic. A former Anglican clergyman who was later named a Catholic cardinal, Newman wrote this autobiographical novel to illustrate his own reasons for embracing Catholicism.… (more)

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Ediciones Encuentro

2 editions of this book were published by Ediciones Encuentro.

Editions: 8474903351, 8474909929

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