I'm curious as to why Ref21 would publish this hagiographic review of a biography on Cardinal Newman:
I'm not saying Newman doesn't merit biographies. And I'm not saying Newman doesn't have some useful things to say. But the review is utterly one-sided.
Let's not forget that Newman largely squandered his great gifts in defense of an unworthy cause.
There's a place for Newman scholarship, but it needs to be discerning. To take a comparison: