This is the conclusion of Newman's final sermin as an Anglican priest - it gives some impression of the power of his speech.
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These extracts from other writers give some imnpression of how Newman's fame as a preacher spread.
This description of Newman's sermoins is taken from the intorduction to an American selection made by Daniel M o"Connell in 1932.
Newman's 'rules' for writing sermons are good ones for any homilist to follow.
For the rest of the Advent season, we shall cease from the strife we have been covering this past two months and concentrate on some of Newman's sermons, full, as they are, of good spiritual counsel.
We begin our series of Pusey's sermons with a reflection on holiness. For all his reputation for rigorism, Pusey's understanding of holiness is one which should encourage us all.
Newman's sermons remain as powerful now as they were when delivered, and this one on faith and doubt repays meditation. [The icon is by a dear friend of mine].