The Oxford Movement Hardback

Europe and the Wider World 1830-1930

by Stewart J Brown;

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The Oxford Movement

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The Oxford Movement transformed the nineteenth-century Church of England with a renewed conception of itself as a spiritual body. Initiated in the early 1830s by members of the University of Oxford, it was a response to threats to the established church posed by British Dissenters, Irish Catholics, Whig and Radical politicians, and the predominant evangelical ethos - what Newman called 'the religion of the day'. The Tractarians believed they were not simply addressing difficulties within their national Church, but recovering universal principles of the Christian faith. To what extent were their beliefs and ideals communicated globally? Was missionary activity the product of the movement's distinctive principles? Did their understanding of the Church promote, or inhibit, closer relations among the churches of the global Anglican Communion? This volume addresses these questions and more with a series of case studies involving Europe and the English-speaking world during the first century of the Movement.

The Oxford Movement by Stewart J Brown was published by Cambridge University Press in June 2012. The ISBN for The Oxford Movement is 9781107016446.

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Details for The Oxford Movement

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (June 2012)
Number of Pages288
Thickness17 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4027441
Page last updated 17th May 2018
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