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"The Dream of Gerontius" On the 216th Anniversary of Newman's Birth

“The Dream of Gerontius” On the 216th Anniversary of Newman’s Birth


John Henry Newman’s longest poem, The Dream of Gerontius, is a spiritual work rich in theology. Composed at the time in which he had the presentiment of an impending death, the reality of Last Things was very present to the author. The poem, written in 1865 when Newman had been a Roman Catholic for twenty […]