Item description for What Was the Oxford Movement? (Outstanding Christian Thinkers) by George C. 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.>
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.94" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.47 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2002
Publisher Continuum International Publishing Group
ISBN 0826451861 ISBN13 9780826451866
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More About George C. Herring
George C. Herring is Alumni Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Kentucky. A leading authority on U.S. foreign relations, he is the former editor of Diplomatic History and a past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. He is the author of America'sLongest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975, among other books.
George C. Herring was born in 1936 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Kentucky.
George C. Herring has published or released items in the following series...
Outstanding Christian Thinkers (Paperback Continuum)