Tractarianism Trac*ta"ri*an*ism, n. (Ch. of England) The principles of the Tractarians, or of those persons accepting the teachings of the ``Tracts for the Times.'' [1913 Webster]

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  • Tractarianism — [trak ter′ē ən iz΄əm] n. the principles of the Oxford movement, favoring a return to early Catholic doctrines in the Church of England: from the ninety “Tracts for the Times,” pamphlets issued at Oxford from 1833 to 1841 Tractarian n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • Tractarianism — noun Date: 1840 a system of High Church principles set forth in a series of tracts at Oxford (1833 41) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tractarianism — /trak tair ee euh niz euhm/, n. the religious opinions and principles of the Oxford movement, esp. in its early phase, given in a series of 90 papers called Tracts for the Times, published at Oxford, England, 1833 41. [1830 40; TRACTARIAN + ISM]… …   Universalium

  • TRACTARIANISM —    the tenets of the High Church party in the English Church advocated in Tracts for the Times, published at Oxford between 1833 and 1841, the chief doctrine of which was that the Church, through its sacraments in the hands of a regularly… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • TRACTARIANISM —    the name given to the OXFORD MOVEMENT as a result of the publication of TRACTS FOR THE TIMES …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Tractarianism —    see Oxford Movement …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Tractarianism — [trak tɛ:rɪənɪz(ə)m] noun a Christian movement founded in Oxford in 1833, seeking to restore traditional Catholic teachings and ceremonial within the Church of England. Derivatives Tractarian adjective &noun Origin C19: from Tracts for the Times …   English new terms dictionary

  • tractarianism — n. Puseyism …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tractarianism — trac·tar·i·an·ism …   English syllables

  • tractarianism —  Трактарианизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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