Newman was a founder of the Oxford Movement and author of the famous Tract 90, which provoked a storm of controversy. He argued against “sola scriptura,” or taking the Bible as the only source of teaching authority. Eventually he joined the Roman Catholic Church, was re-ordained priest and named a cardinal in 1877.

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