Introduction; 1. Boyhood; 2. Oxford; 3. Early Fathers; 4. Conversion; 5. Father Faber; 6. Infallibility; 7. Apologia; 8. Gladstone; 9. Old Age; A Note of Sources; Bibliography.
John Cornwell is a journalist and author with a lifelong interest in literature, religion, and science. His books have included A Thief in the Night, Hitler's Pope, and Seminary Boy. In 1984 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and currently directs the Science and Human Dimension Project at Jesus College, Cambridge.
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