The Oxford Movement And Education - Essay

The Oxford Movement And Education

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Timothy Corcoran, S. J. (essay date 1926)

SOURCE: "Liberal Studies and Moral Aims: A Critical Survey of Newman's Position," in Thought, Vol. 1, No. 1, June, 1926, pp. 54-71.

[In the following essay, Corcoran examines Newman's late essay "Discourses on University Education," an elaboration of the methods and goals of liberal education, which "must not be 'burdened' or 'implicated' with virtue or religion."]


Seventy-five years have elapsed since, in the interval between the Falls of 1851 and 1852, John Henry Newman composed, delivered publicly, and issued in book form his "Discourses on University Education."


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