He himself knew that, in reality, the confused beliefs which she held, apparently imbibed in childhood, were, if anything, Tractarian
as to phraseology, and Pantheistic as to essence.
This movement of religious change was met in its early stages by the very interesting reactionary 'Oxford' or 'Tractarian
' Movement, which asserted the supreme authority of the Church and its traditional doctrines.
Apart from use at baptisms, these jugs have lost their purpose, once the Tractarian
concept that communicants should take a reverent sip of wine swept away the robust swig of former times.
Turner explores the Tracts and he examines at length the evangelical context that was the focus of the Tractarian
It was often called the Tractarian
movement, since a series of Tracts for the Times was soon underway, beginning as brief notes and developing into elaborate discussions of theology.
(14) More surprising was the growing consensus that the Tractarian
view of Scripture required no further study:
Bacon writes with almost Tractarian
spareness, and he peppers his prose with Carnaps (to lift a phrase from the Philosopher's Lexicon), using about 150 special symbols.
He also gives a fresh and precise analysis of how the definitions of the church parties changed over time, not least under tractarian
The tract was censured by the Heads of Houses; the Tractarian
candidate for the Professorship of Poetry was defeated; and in May 1842 the Bishop of Oxford delivered his famous charge.
Next come two chapters devoted to the return of Wittgenstein to Vienna and to philosophy, his development of Tractarian
doctrines into verificationism and constructivism, and his theory of a priori statements as grammatical rules.
Missionary activity in southern Labrador was aimed at fulfilling the colonial role of the Church of England, i.e., providing certain elements of social infrastructure and services, which in this case was influenced by the Tractarian
theology of Bishop Field, the seemingly Anglo-Catholic religiosity of the missionaries, and the competitive nature of the Church of England in Newfoundland at this time.
John Keble, the major Tractarian
poet, wrote to "justify the endeavor of writing sacred poetry" on the grounds that literature, like all else in life, should be an "occasion of devotion" (Tennyson, pp.