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The Oxford Movement A Thematic History of the Tractarians and Their Times by C. Brad Faught

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English


  • Church of England,
  • History,
  • Religion - Denominations - Religions,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Christianity - Anglican,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9664774M
ISBN 100271023945
ISBN 109780271023946

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Well over a century and a half after its high point, the Oxford Movement continues to stand out as a powerful example of religion in action. Led by four young Oxford dons—John Henry Newman, John Keble, Richard Hurrell Froude, and Edward Pusey—this renewal movement within the Church of England was a central event in the political, religious, and social life of the early Victorian : C. Brad Faught. “The Oxford Movement is something of a niche volume, but it illuminates that niche nicely.” —Alan Cochrum, Morning Star-Telegram “The strength of this book lies in its thematic approach to the Oxford movement and its influence on English society.” —R. M. Kollar, Choice/5(2). Oxford movement, religious movement begun in by Anglican clergymen at the Univ. of Oxford to renew the Church of England (see England, Church of) by reviving certain Roman Catholic doctrines and attempt to stir the Established Church into new life arose among a group of spiritual leaders in Oriel College, Oxford. Oxford movement, 19th-century movement centred at the University of Oxford that sought a renewal of “catholic,” or Roman Catholic, thought and practice within the Church of England in opposition to the Protestant tendencies of the church. The argument was that the Anglican church was by history and identity a truly “catholic” church. An immediate cause of the movement was the change.

Saint John Henry Newman, influential churchman and man of letters of the 19th century, who led the Oxford movement in the Church of England and later became a cardinal deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. Learn about his life, writings, reforms, and legacy. The Oxford Movement book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for Edition: First Edition. The primary legacy of the Oxford Movement was the Catholic Movement within the Church of England. Between and that Movement grew and diversified, but remained undivided. However, the upheavals of the s proved destabilizing, and from the s debates over the ordination of women caused division. Some heirs of the Oxford Movement rejected the ecclesiological principles that had. The Oxford Movement A revival of Roman Catholic doctrine within the Anglican Church in the first half of the nineteenth century, the Oxford Movement has been understood as a reaction against the.

The Oxford Movement book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the origi /5. The Oxford Movement encouraged a recovery of the beauty of the church's worship in the external forms of liturgical ceremonies, vestments, and music. It led to a renewed appreciation for the church's catholic heritage and tradition, the importance of the apostolic ministry and the sacraments, the recovery of Anglican spiritual life, the revival. libels, and vituperation could kill a book, The Secret History of the Oxford Movement could not survive the attack of The Church Tinges. But I venture to submit that the thinking men and women of England view with natural distrust a cause which cannot exist without descending to tactics of this kind. They require something more than outbursts of. Oxford Movement. A movement in the Church of England, beginning in the 19th cent., which had a profound impact on the theology, piety, and liturgy of acknowledged leaders, John Keble, J. H. Newman, and E. B. Pusey, were all Oxford dons, and it is Keble's sermon on ‘National Apostasy’ (attacking the government's plan to suppress, without proper reference to the Church.