A Short History of the Oxford Movement

A Short History of the Oxford Movement

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...want sharp-shooters, not regular troops." The result was that the association would not work. For a time Palmer's line and Newman's line ran on side by side, but Palmer's plan, though not entirely without result, had soon done all it could do and gradually faded ont of sight; while Newman, without formal consultation with Palmer and the others, issued a number of Tracts, which became known as the Oxford Tracts, and which he caused to be circulated with the utmost diligence, and upon them attention was soon concentrated. Palmer had, however, undertaken a kind of mission to different parts of the country explaining the intention and designs of the association, and, meeting with a good deal of general approbation, and feeling that there was a sound and healthy feeling general in the Church, prepared a declaration of attachment to the Church to be subscribed by the clergy, and which after some revision assumed the form of an address to the Archbishop of Canterbury, and in February, 1834, this document, with the signatures of about 7,000 clergy, was presented to his Grace at Lambeth by a deputation representative of Convocation, the Universities and the Church at large. This was followed by an address from the laity of the Church, recording their firm attachment to the faith and worship of the Church and her Apostolic form of government. This address when presented to the Archbishop in May, 1834, contained about 230,000 signatures. These declarations were mainly of importance in relieving much of the feeling of despair which the.Reform Act had created in the minds of Churchmen, and, by creating confidence in their numbers and zeal, strengthening their determination to defend their rights and privileges. But it is time now to follow the main stream of...
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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236662148
  • 9781236662149