Fr. Hermann Geissler FSO
One of the most important studies from the pen of blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890) is the essay, “On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine.” The publication of the article sparked fierce debate and is still considered controversial today. What follows here aims to describe the context surrounding the essay at its publication, to present its basic content, and to draw attention to the enduring importance of Newman’s thought.
to read the complete article: The Witness of the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine according to John Henry Newman