John Henry Newman

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Rod Bennett: Former Baptist & Evangelical

May 9, 2016

A long time friend of the Coming Home Network, Rod Bennett, joined Marcus for an episode of the Journey Home that should spark the interest of any history buff.  In his latest book, “The Apostasy That Wasn’t,” Rod sets out to challenge some common assumptions about what happened to the Church between the age of the apostles and the Reformation.  Was there really a thousand year period when the Holy Spirit was absent from salvation history?  Citing the Fathers of the Church, and even more recent theologians like John ... more

Dr. Jay Richards: Former Presbyterian

March 30, 2015

Jay grew up in a Presbyterian family in Texas. He credits his best friend growing up, who was Church of Christ, with his knowledge of the Bible. When he went off to college he experienced a crisis of faith from the challenges he met in class. The writings of C. S. Lewis and the Holy Spirit brought him back from the brink. While in seminary at Calvin College, he did a study of the Calvinist doctrine of limited atonement. This would be the first crack in the wall of the ... more
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Lead, Kindly Light…in the footsteps of Blessed John Henry Newman

July 31, 2012

It has been said that life is a journey and not a destination. For close to fifty years I followed a spiritual path that was shaped in and through the Anglican Communion. Choirboy, altar boy, priest, secretary to the Diocesan Synod, Franciscan friar, confessor to bishops, and chaplain at the 1998 Lambeth Conference, I have seen it all in Anglicanism. ... more

Antony Tyler: Former Anglican

September 22, 2003

Antony was born in London of Anglican parents. During World War II, he was brought up in Australia. As a young man he was a devout Anglican, under the influence of the head master of the school in which he attended. In college, though he was no longer fervently practicing his faith, he was impressed by committed the Catholics he knew. His recommitment to Christ came as a reaction to the positions of a Humanist professor he studied under. For many years he worked in the British foreign service. Antony ... more

Fr. Hugh Thwaites, SJ: Former Anglican

August 18, 2003

Father Thwaites describes his journey from being a Christian Scientist to the Church of England and his eventual entry into the Catholic Church. Father Thwaites spent three years in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. Nine years after this broadcast Father went to his eternal reward on August 21, 2012 at the age of 95. ... more

Fr. Carleton P. Jones, OP: Former Episcopal Priest

September 23, 2002

Father Jones was raised Unitarian and Congregationalist in New Hampshire. His parents were active and alive intellectually. From them he learned authority and obedience. In high school he became active in the Episcopal Church. After graduating from Yale University, he entered seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest, later joining the Anglican religious community known as the Cowley Fathers. Reading the works of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman led him to be received into the Catholic Church, in 1982. Later, he was ordained as a Catholic priest in the Dominican Order. ... more

Open-Line With Ned South: Former Episcopal Priest

October 1, 2001

Ned and Marcus answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more
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Dr. John F. Crosby: Life-long Catholic

July 23, 1999

Dr. Crosby and Marcus talk about the life, teachings and witness of Blessed John Henry Newman. Dr. Crosby studied at Georgetown University, where he received a B.A., and the University of Salzburg where he received his Ph.D. Before coming to Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1990 he taught at the University of Dallas, and later held the Prince Franz Josef and Princess Gina Chair for Ethics, at the International Academy of Philosophy in Liechtenstein. He has previously served as chair of the philosophy department at Franciscan University of Steubenville ... more