There are, Newman warns, dangers attendant on over enthusiasm.
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Newman was a great advocate of the use of formal prayer - but well aware of the dangers of formalism attendant upon it.
Newman warns of the dangers of hypocrisy and pharisaism.
Newman had some interesting things to say about hypocrisy - as we can see from this extract.
Our Lord had much to say about formalism and hypocrisy; he recognised one of the sins to which his followers might be most exposed.