- nounEnglish prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)• Instance Hypernyms:↑archpriest, ↑hierarch, ↑high priest, ↑prelate, ↑primate, ↑theologian, ↑theologist, ↑theologizer, ↑theologiser
* * *(John Henry Newman 1801–90) an English priest and poet. When he was the ↑vicar (= priest) of the Anglican University Church in ↑Oxford he shocked many people because his opinions seemed closer to those of the ↑Roman Catholic Church than the ↑Church of England. He became a Roman Catholic in 1845, and a Catholic priest the next year. In 1879 he was made a ↑cardinal (= a senior Roman Catholic priest). His writing had a wide influence on religious thought, and some of his poems are still sung as ↑hymns.
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