Newman Studies Journal

Volume 1, Issue 2, Fall 2004

Robert C. Christie
Pages 90-101

The Clash of Evangelical Doctrine with Parish Experience
The Overlooked Catalyst to Newman’s “Great Change of Religious Opinions” in 1824-25

The following article focuses on ten “case histories” from Newman’s first months in pastoral ministry as an Anglican deacon. Cumulatively, these case histories show the interaction between his pastoral ministry, his life-experiences, and his theological development.