While at Mercersburg Schaff was brought to ecclesiastical trial twice having been charged with being "a Romanizer
" in his theological outlook.
As we continued our reflection, we came to identify these Romanizers in our church as those who insist on another gospel for Catholics that is overly law-based rather than one committed to the creation of a new society through the power of belief in the Spirit at work in the community.
Similarly, we discovered at our prayer that with today's Romanizers the results have led to a stupefaction of many in the church.
McKevitt argues that in these labors the Jesuits proved to be neither "Romanizers
[nor] Americanizers." Instead, he argues, "it is more useful to view them as intermediaries between multiple cultures" (241), the "brokers of culture" of the book's title.
(23.) MacGreevy calls converts "temporary Romanizers
" in his essay on Joyce in Our Examination Round his Factification for lncamination of Work in Progress.
Of all the abusive epithets Arnold hurled at his Anglo-Catholic enemies--"the Oxford Malignants," "White Jacobins," Romanizers
, the most spiteful and (in his view) damning was "formalist, Judaizing fanatics." (10) Arnold saw in "the Jews and Judaizers of the New Testament" the forerunners of the High Churchmen of Oxford.