Oxford movement
Oxford Ox"ford, prop. a. Of or pertaining to the city or university of Oxford, England. [1913 Webster]

{Oxford movement}. See {Tractarianism}.

{Oxford School}, a name given to those members of the Church of England who adopted the theology of the so-called Oxford ``Tracts for the Times,'' issued the period 1833 -- 1841. --Shipley.

{Oxford tie}, a kind of shoe, laced on the instep, and usually covering the foot nearly to the ankle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oxford Movement — Mouvement d Oxford Le Mouvement d’Oxford (Oxford Movement), était un courant théologique anglais du XIXe siècle, situé dans la lignée des théories défendues par la Haute Église (High Church) anglicane. Ses partisans étaient pour la plupart des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oxford Movement — Oxford Move|ment, the a group that was formed in Oxford in the mid 19th century, which tried to bring some of the ceremonies and beliefs of the Catholic religion into the Church of England …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Oxford movement — 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… …   Universalium

  • Oxford movement — noun Date: 1841 a High Church movement within the Church of England begun at Oxford in 1833 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oxford Movement —  A movement in the Church of England, begun at Oxford in 1833, seeking a return to certain Roman Catholic doctrines and practices …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Oxford movement — Ox′ford move ment n. rel the movement toward High Church principles within the Church of England, originating at Oxford University in 1833 Compare Tractarianism • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Oxford movement — n. an Anglican High Church movement started in Oxford in 1833, advocating traditional forms of worship …   Useful english dictionary

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