The Tears of Christ

Meditations for Lent

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''Jesus wept, not merely from the deep thoughts of his understanding but from spontaneous tenderness, from the goodness and mercy, the encompassing loving-kindness and exuberant affection of the Son of God for his own work, the race of man.''

This precious insight takes us to the heart of the interior life of St. John Henry Newman (1801-1890), from the treasures of which these meditations are offered as a devotional aid for the season of Lent. Drawn chiefly from his sermons and gently modernized, these meditations offer a share in the fruit of his contemplation, that we might the better enjoy with him the ''one thing which is all in all to us,'' which is ''to live in Christ's presence, to hear his voice, to see his countenance.''

John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman (1801–1890) was an Anglican priest, theologian, and author most famous for his role in the Oxford Movement and his conversion to Catholicism. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1846 and was elevated to the rank of cardinal in 1879. His works include The Idea of a University, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Loss and Gain, and Parochial and Plain Sermons .

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