Newman and St Philip Neri: The Quest for SanctityWhat point is there in seeking to understand Newman by comparing him to St. Philip Neri? Since Newman was an Oratorian and the Oratory was important to him, we must know something about St. Philip to understand at least some aspects of Newman's life.
Newman and the English TheologiansFr. Philip Rule SJ looks at the first years of the Oxford Movement and focuses on Newman's study and assimilation of the Anglican Divines who flourished, broadly speaking, in the 17th Century. (from Faith & Reason, Winter 1989)