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John Henry Newman: The Greatest Modern Theologian?

It is reported that the great church historian Jaroslav Pelikan was once asked who he thought the greatest modern theologian was.  Rather than Barth, Schleiermacher, Bonhoeffer, Tillich, Niebuhr or any of the other more obvious choices, he replied without hesitation that his vote went to John Henry Cardinal Newman.  Why do you think Pelikan would say […]

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