John Henry Newman was one of the most prominent Catholic converts of 19th-century England. Primarily known for his theological writings, he is also the author of poetry and the novel Loss and Gain. He was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.
This novel about a young man’s intellectual and spiritual development was the first work John Henry Newman wrote after entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1845. The story describes the perplexing questions and doubts Charles Reding experiences while attending Oxford. Though intending to avoid the religious controversies that are being… Read more »