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Author: Prof. Barb H. Wyman

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The Watchman

In this time of Advent, St. John Henry Newman invites us to be watchmen of the kind who gaze toward heaven, waiting for Our Lord.

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Recordings of Newman

A Voice from Afar

A poem about heaven and life after death composed by Newman one year after the death of his sister Mary (1828).

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Poetry Blog

Angelic Guidance

John Henry Newman reminds us that God gives us angels not only to protect us from evil but to guide us to heaven.

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Poetry Blog

External Religion

Religion is more than just an abstraction; it is a lived reality with outward manifestations, Newman explains in his poem External Religion.

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Poetry Blog

Liberalism

Newman warned his Anglican brethren of liberalism, taking the bright side of the Gospel, while neglecting the darker view of man’s condition.

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Poetry Blog

Our Future

In the poem titled “Our Future,” Newman tells us how we should approach the future: by faith and hope, which is impossible without grace.

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