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Oxford movement   /ˈɑksfərd mˈuvmənt/   Listen
Oxford movement

noun
1.
19th-century movement in the Church of England opposing liberal tendencies.






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... gave rise to the "Oxford Movement." Keble thought that the time had come when "scoundrels must be called scoundrels." His Sermon on "National Apostasy" was preached on the ...
— Sydney Smith • George W. E. Russell

... then upon its fall. The great Oxford movement, which besides its purely ecclesiastical effects, had linked English religion once more to human history, and which was itself one of the unexpected outcomes of the romantic movement, had spent its original force, and no longer interested the stronger minds among ...
— Critical Miscellanies (Vol 3 of 3) - The Life of George Eliot • John Morley



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