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Oxford Movement

n.
A movement within the Church of England, originating at Oxford University in 1833, that sought to link the Anglican Church more closely to the Roman Catholic Church.
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Oxford Movement

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a movement within the Church of England that began at Oxford in 1833 and was led by Pusey, Newman, and Keble. It affirmed the continuity of the Church with early Christianity and strove to restore the High-Church ideals of the 17th century. Its views were publicized in a series of tracts (Tracts for the Times) 1833–41. The teaching and practices of the Movement are maintained in the High-Church tradition within the Church of England. Also called: Tractarianism
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Ox′ford move`ment


n.
the movement toward High Church principles within the Church of England, originating at Oxford University in 1833. Compare Tractarianism.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.Oxford movement - 19th-century movement in the Church of England opposing liberal tendencies
religious movement - a movement intended to bring about religious reforms
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[1] Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882), champion of the orthodoxy of revealed religion, defender of the Oxford movement, and Regius professor of Hebrew and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford.
In 1833, eight years after he was ordained as an Anglican priest, Newman helped launch the Oxford Movement that aimed to return the Church of England, which split with Rome in 1534, to the teachings and rituals of early Christianity.
Identifying the Romantic age as roughly from the advent of Methodism in the late 1750s to the advent of the Oxford Movement in the early 1830s, Barbeau, samples ideas about divinity, faith, canon, doubt, enthusiasm, psalms, morals, the nation, the papacy, and outsiders.
Services at St German's are in the High Church Anglican tradition, a legacy from the great revival begun by the Oxford movement in the 1840s.
In addition to this, Crosta claims that, thanks to the Oxford movement and then to the "Atto di emancipazione" in England in 1829, there was a "Catholic Revival", and Manzoni's work was also appreciated for its catholic imprint.
It was this lack of zeal that is said to have paved the way for the later rise of both the Evangelicals and the Oxford Movement in the early 19th century.
Yet, ignoring this book would be a regrettable mistake for anyone specializing in British intellectual history of the eighteenth and nineteenth century, especially those interested in the Oxford Movement.
As he became more convinced of Rome's claims, he gradually and reluctantly concluded that the arguments he and other leaders of the Oxford movement had made for Anglicanism were untenable.
From being the British Anglican church leader of the Oxford Movement, he followed God's call to the Catholic church, where he became a cardinal in 1879.
In early life, he was a major figure in the Oxford Movement to bring the Church of England back to its Catholic roots.
finds these pro-sectarian or pro-Catholic novels to be influenced by four major Victorian movements: the Catholic Emancipation of 1829, John Keble's 1833 sermon "On National Apostasy" and the rise of the Oxford Movement, the influence of Anglo-Catholic ritualism, and the 1850 restoration of the Catholic hierarchy in England.

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