Newman on the Last Things

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Josh Orsi, The Catholic University of America, Edited by Michael Twohig C. S. Lewis credited Cardinal Newman with reclaiming Purgatory for religion with his Dream of Gerontius, published in 1865.  Newman’s poem “stands first among the few great poems that depict the life after death,” according to Newman scholar Maurice Francis Egan after a […]