What Was the Oxford Movement?

What Was the Oxford Movement?

by George Herring


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What Was the Oxford Movement? by George Herring

This account of the Oxford or Tractarian movement provides essential information to the study of English church history and the history of England during the Victorian era. This book is an up-to-date, scholarly but approachable exploration of the Movement which features primary material from a range of its key members. Herring looks at the relationship beween the Movement and the older, pre-1833 High Church tradition and, crucially, at developments after Newman's departure for Rome in 1845. By placing the Tractarians in the general political and social context of Victorian movements that sought to revitalize England's traditional institutions during a period of urbanization and industrialization, Herring brings new meaning to the movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826451866
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/30/2002
Series: Outstanding Christian Thinkers Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Dr George Herring is a Church historian who studied history at Leicester University as an undergraduate and did his doctoral research at Keble College, Oxford. He has taught history in higher education for over 25 years and currently teaches part time for the Schools of Lifelong Education at York and Bradford Universities. He is the author of 'What Was the Oxford Movement?' also published by Continuum.

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