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Oxford By H. C. Minchin
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The Oxford Group was a Christian organization founded by American Christian missionary Dr. Frank Buchman. Dr. Buchman believed that the root of all problems were the personal problems of fear and... More > selfishness. Further, Dr. Buchman believed that the solution to living with fear and selfishness was to surrender one's life over to God's Plan.Buchman was an American Lutheran minister of Swiss descent who in 1908 had a conversion experience in a chapel in Keswick, England. As a result of that experience he would in 1921 found a movement called A First Century Christian Fellowship. By 1931 the Fellowship had become known as the Oxford Group. :11-12, 52 The Oxford Group enjoyed wide popularity and success, particularly in the 1930s. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century Lectures Delivered at Oxford Easter Terms 1893-4 By James Anthony Froude
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Anthony Froude (/ˈfruːd/ FROOD; 23 April 1818... More > – 20 October 1894) was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. From his upbringing amidst the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement, Froude intended to become a clergyman, but doubts about the doctrines of the Anglican church, published in his scandalous 1849 novel The Nemesis of Faith, drove him to abandon his religious career. Froude turned to writing history, becoming one of the best known historians of his time for his History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada. Inspired by Thomas Carlyle, Froude's historical writings were often fiercely polemical, earning him a number of outspoken opponents. Excerpt from:< Less
A Latter-Day Tractarian: Dom Gregory Dix By David Fuller
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Best known for his two seminal works, The Apostolic Tradition of Saint Hippolytus (1937) and The Shape of the Liturgy (1945), Dom Gregory Dix demonstrated many of the traits of the Tractarians. This... More > work will compare and contrast Dix with the leaders of the Oxford Movement and show that he could be accurately referred to as a Latter-Day Tractarian.< Less
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John Henry Newman was a major figure of the Church during the 19th century. As an Anglican priest he became one of the leading lights in the Oxford Movement and it was during this time (1835-1841)... More > that he wrote the sermons (1834-1843) which were published in the eight volumes of his Parochial and Plain Sermons. Newman later converted to Catholicism and rose to become Cardinal.< Less
Historical Vignettes By David Newsome
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A collection of nine articles and lectures, many previously unpublished, written by the renowned social and ecclesiastical historian, David Newsome. This collection has the linking theme of studying... More > history through a ‘mosaic of vignette-studies’, and includes articles on John Henry Newman, Thomas Arnold and Samuel Wilberforce as well as more general themes such as the emotive style of Victorian writing and the value of Charles Dickens to an historian.< Less
St Basil's Hymnal 1918 By The Basilian Fathers
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The St Basil Hymnal started in the 1880s and kept being revised and printed over the next seventy or so years. It comes from Canada but was also in use in the United States. This particular... More > revision is one of the early ones with a clearer layout. The book comes from the Internet Archive, but two pages were badly scanned and have been reconstructed. The whole lot has been straightened out.< Less
Arundel Hymns By Henry Duke of Norfolk, Charles Gatty
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One of the early hymnbooks of the Catholic Revival in England. Cardinal Newman, Fr Edward Caswall, Fr Frederick Faber, Fr John O'Connor all have hymns in here. Its not so much a pew book as a... More > compendium of all treasures of Catholic poetry in English and Latin. Lots of tunes for Tantum Ergo and O Salutaris too.< Less
The Corruption of Genesis 3:15 By
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This book describes how a single mistake in the Latin Vulgate led the Roman Catholic Church to adopt the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception; and expounds the reasons why this doctrine can never be... More > accepted universally by Christ's Church.< Less
Hierurgia; or the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass By Daniel Rock
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The Hierurgia of Fr. Daniel Rock, D.D. is a classic in English Catholicism. It was written by Rock as an attempt to "trace the origin, and note the accidental changes in the vestments of the... More > priest and his attendant ministers at mass, and to explain to our Protestant fellow-countrymen the meaning of our church ceremonies..." Recommended reading for all Catholics, but especially for those with Anglican roots or sympathies, interest in Anglicanorum Coetibus, the history of the Oxford Movement, and the Anglican Rite Roman Catholic Church< Less
A Still Life By Martin Pevsner
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P is a ghost imprisoned inside a museum. She spends her time gliding from gallery to gallery, floor to floor, her only friends the museum’s collection of art and archaeology. She is lonely,... More > desperate for contact with any living being. She feels closest to the museum’s uniformed guards, inside whom she often seeks comfort. Through her exploration of her ‘guardians’, we gain a snapshot of their lives, each one caught at a critical moment, vacillating between movement and inertia, between initiative and indecision. In a final climax of devotion and betrayal, we learn P’s own secret: who she is and how she came to be a captive in this institution. A feast, an expedition, a eulogy to a lost soul, to a museum and to its staff, 'A Still Life' is Martin Pevsner’s seventh novel.< Less