Chapman's treatment of Pusey's Eirenicon
(1865-70) and Newman's reaction in Chapters Three and Four is especially useful in understanding the specific doctrinal issues that were almost always absent in the writing of controversial novels.
When he took to the podium, he thanked the organisers of the debate, Eirenicon
Africa, and made it clear that he had not come with any major prescription for Africa's many economic challenges, but rather was there to challenge the young audience to "be more ambitious for Africa".
Pusey, D.D., on his Recent Eirenicon
(New York: Lawrence Kehoe, 1866) 18-36.
18 An eirenicon
is a proposal meant to achieve what?
(42.) Pusey's Eirenicon
(1865) pointed out that "the vast system as to the Blessed Virgin" was "the special 'crux' of the Roman Church" blocking any chance of reunion with Anglicanism.
, a proposal for Christian unity, which began to appear in 1865, was largely an attack on Catholic extravagances in belief and devotion.