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`Ethos' and the Oxford Movement: At the Heart of Tractarianism

James Pereiro


This book is a study of a fundamental and neglected aspect of the Oxford Movement. The term ethos appears often in the writings of the Oxford men, especially in their correspondence, and the concept makes its presence felt in every aspect of the Tractarians' intellectual life and religious or social activity. The present study fills a gap in the research about the Oxford Movement and it revises commonly held assumptions about it; the scholarly overlook of the topic has prevented a proper understanding of significant aspects of the intellectual and social history of the Movement. Ethos, for the ... More

Keywords: ethos, Oxford Movement, Tractarianism, Church of England, revival, religious knowledge, High Church, Evangelicals, Keble, Froude

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199230297
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230297.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Pereiro, author
Chaplain of Grandpont House and member of the History Faculty, Oxford University
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