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The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Geoffrey Rowell


The year 1983 marked the 150th anniversary of John Keble's Assize Sermon, a sermon which Newman recognized as the beginning of the Oxford Movement. The religious revival which it signalled, though originating in a particular political challenge to the Church of England, was far-reaching in its effect. The continuity and catholic identity of Anglicanism was powerfully affirmed; sacramental worship was restored to a central place in Anglican devotion; religious orders were revived; and both in the mission field and in the slums, devoted priests laboured with new vigour and a new sense of the Chu ... More

Keywords: John Keble, Assize Sermon, John Henry Newman, Oxford Movement, Anglicanism, sacramental worship, religious orders, Catholic revival, mission field, slums

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263326
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geoffrey Rowell, author
Keble College, Oxford, and University Lecturer in Theology