Newman Studies Journal

Volume 10, Issue 1, Spring 2013

Edward Jeremy Miller
Pages 56-67

The Church "Superintends" The University "What, Then, Does Dr. Newman Mean"?

This word study, prompted by Newman’s statement that the church “superintends” the university, indicates that Newman, both as an Anglican and as a Roman Catholic, used “superintend” and its cognates in a variety of contexts: educational and ecclesiastical, theological and epistemological, as well as personal and parental.