Definition of Oxford movement

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

Generic synonyms: Religious Movement

Definition of Oxford movement

1. Noun. A group of clerical Oxford dons that tried to link the Anglican Church more closely to its Roman Catholic roots ¹

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Literary usage of Oxford movement

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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1916)
"CHAPTER XII The Oxford movement THE remarkable influence which affected English ... But the Oxford movement seemed, throughout almost its whole course, ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"THE ORIGIN AND HISTORICAL BASIS OF THE Oxford movement. 1. The Oxford movement. By RW Church, Dean of St Paul's. London: Macmillan, 1891. 2. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Dogmatically, the Oxford movement signified the transmutation of the ideal ... The wide and varied influence of the Oxford movement is in the highest degree ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"This, too, is the point of contact between him and that remarkable group of ecclesiastics who initiated the Oxford movement. That there is a connexion is ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... Thureau-Dangin, 'The Anglo-Catholic Revival in the 19th Century' (Eng. trans., 1915) ; Ward, Wilfrid, 'The Oxford movement' (1913) ; 'The Library of the ..."

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