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Newman Studies Journal

Volume 2, Issue 2, Fall 2005

Robert Christie
Pages 52-59

Newman’s 1826 Essay, The Miracles of Scripture, and the Role of Witness
The Beginning of his Personal Theology

Newman’s theology is known for its personalism: Newman was concerned not only with a notional or intellectual appeal, but also with eliciting a real assent from his audience. This article locates the beginnings of that “personalist theology” in his pastoral ministry at St.Clement’s (Oxford) and his first theological treatise, The Miracles of Scripture.