In 1863, sixty-two-year-old John Henry Newman wrote, “from first to last, education … has been my line.” His career at Oxford had begun with his election in 1822 to a fellowship at Oriel College, “at that time the object of ambition of all rising men in Oxford.” After that he “never wished any thing better […]
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About Father Ian Ker
Father Ian Ker is one of the world’s leading experts on the life and works of John Henry Newman. An Oxford University theology professor, he is a prolific author whose books include an edition of The Idea of a University; the preeminent biography of John Henry Newman; and Mere Catholicism, published in 2007. He received his doctorate from Cambridge University and lives in England.