the movement toward High Church principles within the Church of England, originating at Oxford University in 1833 in opposition to liberalizing, rationalizing, and evangelical tendencies and emphasizing the principles of primitive and patristic Christianity as well as the historic and catholic character of the church.
a movement within the Church of England that began at Oxford in 1833 and was led by Pusey, Newman, and Keble. It affirmed the continuity of the Church with early Christianity and strove to restore the High-Church ideals of the 17th century. Its views were publicized in a series of tracts (Tracts for the Times) 1833–41. The teaching and practices of the Movement are maintained in the High-Church tradition within the Church of England Also called Tractarianism
noun, Typography. 1. a type that prints a thick line together with and parallel to a thin one.
[oks-ferd-sheer, -sher] /ˈɒks fərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ noun 1. a county in S England. 1008 sq. mi. (2610 sq. km). /ˈɒksfədˌʃɪə; -ʃə/ noun 1. an inland county of S central England: situated mostly in the basin of the Upper Thames, with the Cotswolds in the west and the Chilterns in the southeast. Administrative centre: Oxford. Pop: 615 […]
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noun 1. the theory attributing the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays to Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, 1550–1604.