Appeared in Vol. XV, No. 1

Newman’s Grammar of assent deserves to be a subject not only of study but also of meditation. It is a work with a central topic, the unqualified and irrevocable assent to be given to authoritative propositions regarding faith and morals, that has for its clue Newman’s resolve to respond in full to a Most Holy God’s call to man. The same work also shows the saving effect of Newman’s quest for holiness whenever his ‘personal” method carried him to the edge of philosophical catastrophes.

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