By John Henry Newman

Books by John Henry Newman

(abbreviated titles are used)

1801-1845 Anglican Period

  • Arians of the Fourth Century (1833)

  • Tracts for the Times (1833-1841)

  • On the Prophetical Office of the Church (1837, 1877 with ‘Preface to the Third Edition’)

  • Lectures on Justification (1838)

  • Parochial and Plain Sermons Vols 1-8 (1834-43)

  • Lives of the English Saints (1843-4)

  • Essays on Miracles (combines two works of 1826 and 1843)

  • Oxford University Sermons (1843)

  • Sermons on Subjects of the Day (1843)

  • Development of Christian Doctrine (1845)

  • Retractation of Anti-Catholic Statements (1845)

  • Other collections of Anglican works: in Via Media, Volume 2 (1883)

1845 – 1890 Catholic Period

  • Loss and Gain: the Story of a Convert (1848)

  • Discourses to Mixed Congregations (1849)

  • Difficulties felt by Anglicans in Catholic Teaching (1850)

  • Present Position of Catholics in England (1851)

  • Idea of a University (combines two works of 1852 and 1858)

  • Callista: a Tale of the Third Century (1855)

  • On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine (1859)

  • Apologia pro Vita Sua (1864; 1865 is the edition normally used)

  • Letter to Dr. Pusey [on the Blessed Virgin Mary] (1865)

  • The Dream of Gerontius (1865)

  • Grammar of Assent (1870)

  • Sermons Preached on Various Occasions (1874)

  • Letter to the Duke of Norfolk (1875)

  • Five Letters [on the Catholic Church] (1875)

  • Sermon Notes 1849-1878 (1913)

  • Select Treatises of St. Athanasius (1887)

  • On the Inspiration of Scripture (1884)

  • Development of Religious Error (1885)

  • Meditations and Devotions (1893)

  • Addresses to Cardinal Newman and His Replies (1905)

  • (including the ‘Biglietto Speech’ of 1879)

Other Miscellaneous Works

  • Articles in the British Critic (1836-1842)

  • Discussions and Arguments (1872)

  • Essays Critical and Historical 2 volumes (1871)

  • Historical Sketches 3 volumes (1872-3) – Volume 2 contains the ‘Church of the Fathers’

  • Historical Tracts of St. Athanasius (1843)

  • Tracts Theological and Ecclesiastical (1871)

  • Verses on Various Occasions (1867)

  • Sayings of Cardinal Newman (undated)

Other posthumously published works

  • Faith and Prejudice and Other Sermons (1956)

  • John Henry Newman: Autobiographical Writings (ed. Henry Tristram) (Sheed & Ward, 1956)

  • On the Inspiration of Scripture (eds J. Derek Holmes and Robert Murray) (Geoffrey Chapman, 1967)

  • The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman, Volumes I-XXXII (ed. C. S. Dessain et al) (Oxford University Press and Thomas Nelson, 1961-2008)

  • The Philosophical Notebook of John Henry Newman Vol. 2 (ed. Edward Sillem) (Nauwelaerts, 1970)

  • The Theological Papers of John Henry Newman on Faith and Certainty (eds Hugo M. de Achaval & J. Derek Holmes) (Clarendon Press, 1976)

  • The Theological Papers of John Henry Newman on Biblical Inspiration and on Infallibility (ed. J. Derek Holmes) (Clarendon Press, 1979)

  • Newman the Oratorian: His Unpublished Oratory Papers (ed. Placid Murray) (second edition 1980; republished by Gracewing, 2004)

  • John Henry Newman, [Unpublished] Sermons 1824-43 Volumes 1-3 (ed. Frank McGrath et al) (Oxford University Press, 1991-)

Selections from Newman’s Writing

  • W. S. Lilly (ed.), Characteristics From the Writings of John Henry Newman (reprinted: Bibliobazaar, 2009). Click here to find this book on Amazon.

  • Philip Boyce (ed.), Mary: The Virgin Mary in the Life and Writings of John Henry Newman (Gracewing, 2001). Click here to find this book on Amazon.

  • Ian Ker (ed.), John Henry Newman: Selected Sermons (Paulist Press, 2005). Click here to find this book on Amazon.

  • John Hulsman (ed.), John Henry Newman: The Rule of our Warfare (Sceptre, 2003). Click here to find this book on Scepter Publishers.

  • C. S. Dessain (ed.), The Mind of Cardinal Newman (Catholic Truth Society, 2005). Click here to find this book on CTS Online.

  • Lewis Berry (ed.), John Henry Cardinal Newman: In My Own Words (Liguori Publications, due for publication in September 2010). Click here to find this book on Amazon.

  • Erich Przywara, The Heart of Newman (Ignatius Press, due to be republished in September 2010)

  • Newman Prayer Book (Catholic Truth Society, 2010). Click here to find this book on CTS Online.