Select Page

Francis de Sales the Oratorian

by | Feb 5, 2019 | History, Spirituality, Theology

About the author

Ryan ("Bud") Marr has served as the Director of NINS and Associate Editor of the Newman Studies Journal since September of 2017. He is the author of To Be Perfect Is to Have Changed Often: The Development of John Henry Newman's Ecclesiological Outlook, 1845–1877 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), and has also contributed essays to Newman and Life in the Spirit (Fortress Press, 2014), Learning from All the Faithful (Pickwick, 2016), and The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman (Oxford University Press, 2018). Before moving to Pittsburgh, Dr. Marr taught for three years at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA. His research interests include the life and writings of John Henry Newman, ecclesiology, and the reception of Vatican II. Bud, his wife Rachel, and their seven children are learning to say “yinz” (2nd person plural) and have fully embraced pierogies as an essential component of a balanced diet.

National Institute for Newman Studies

Subscribe

Recent Articles

  • The Idea Idearum in Newman and Bouyer
    An important theological theme in the Christian tradition is that of the divine ideas or logoi in the mind or Word of God by which God knows and loves in himself eternally all the ways that creatures can or do participate in a living likeness of him. […]
  • cover photoPusey House, Oxford Joins NINS Digital Collections
    For readers who are interested in using the Pusey House collections for their research, here is an overview of what we have. Only original materials have been digitized, so the digital collection is slightly smaller than the physical one, but every authentic Newman item we have should now be accessible online. […]
  • Catholic Devotion to the Mother of God: What Newman’s Letter to Pusey (1866) tells us about Mariology and Marian Piety
    Pusey’s appraisal of Mariology—a polemic containing a mixture of historical, theological and anecdotal evidence—was, on the whole, untrue and mostly a caricature; yet as Newman would be forced to admit in his formal published reply to Pusey in 1866, the Letter to Pusey, there was partial veracity to his claim that at times Mariology, in some of its devotional outpourings, has obscured devotion to God, especially God’s loving mediation brought to humanity through the Incarnation. […]
  • Pusey and NewmanThe Spanish Edition of Newman’s Letter to Pusey
    Newman’s influence is not relegated to the English-speaking world only; rather, it can be seen in the Spanish-speaking world as well. […]
  • Invisible ChurchEcclesiology in Newman’s Sermons, 1825–1835
    The cumulative effect of the theological debates at Oxford, together with his pastoral experience and personal reflections, gradually led Newman to a more high church ecclesiological approach, especially on visibility, invisibility, and apostolicity of the church. […]

Article Author

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This