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John Henry Newman

(1801—1890) theologian and cardinal

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Alexander Whyte

Alexander Whyte  

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(1836–1921),Scottish Evangelical. Minister of the Free (later United Free) Church of Scotland church of St George's, Edinburgh (1870–1916) and principal of New College, Edinburgh (1909–18), he was ...
Anglo-Catholicism

Anglo-Catholicism  

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A tradition within the Anglican Church which is close to Catholicism in its doctrine and worship and is broadly identified with High Church Anglicanism. As a movement, Anglo-Catholicism grew out of ...
Apologia pro vita sua

Apologia pro vita sua  

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(1864), J. H. Newman's ‘history of [his] religious opinions’ down to his reception into the RC Church in 1845. It was provoked by a gibe of C. Kingsley in Macmillan's Magazine for Jan. 1864.
Aubrey De Vere

Aubrey De Vere  

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(1814–1902),born in Co. Limerick, the son of Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846, himself a poet), came early under the influence of Wordsworth and Coleridge. His voluminous works include The Waldenses, or ...
Basil George Mitchell

Basil George Mitchell  

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(1917–)Basil Mitchell was born in Bath on 9 April 1917, son of George William Mitchell and Mary Mitchell. He married Margaret Eleanor Collin in 1950 and they have four ...
Benjamin Jowett

Benjamin Jowett  

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(1817–93),one of the legendary figures of late Victorian Oxford, was professor of Greek from 1855 and master of Balliol College from 1870. A Broad Churchman in the tradition of T. Arnold, he outraged ...
Bernard Dalgairns

Bernard Dalgairns  

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(1818–76),priest of the Oratory. He was a supporter of the Oxford Movement in its earliest days, but in 1845, after spending some time in retirement with J. H. Newman ...
Brompton Oratory

Brompton Oratory  

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The house and church of the Oratorians in London. The first Oratory, in King William Street, was founded in 1849, principally through the efforts of J. H. Newman. In 1854 ...
Callista

Callista  

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A religious novel by J. H. Newman.
Catholic University of Ireland

Catholic University of Ireland  

Though from 1793 catholics could take degrees at Trinity College, Dublin, few did so, and in 1844 Peel proposed the establishment of undenominational colleges at Cork, Belfast, and Galway. The Irish ...
Charles Gore

Charles Gore  

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(1853–1932), Bp. of Oxford, 1911–19. The first principal of Pusey House, Oxford (1884–93), he defended the Catholic doctrine of episcopacy in The Ministry of the Christian Church (1888), and edited ...
Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley  

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(1819–75).Vicar of Eversley (Hants), social reformer, novelist, and ‘muscular Christian’. Influenced by F. D. Maurice and Thomas Carlyle, Kingsley became a leading spirit in the Christian socialist ...
Charles Marriott

Charles Marriott  

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(1811–58), a leader of the Tractarian Movement after the secession of J. H. Newman from the C of E.
Dionysius Petavius

Dionysius Petavius  

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(1583–1652), Denis Pétau, Jesuit historian and theologian. His Opus de Doctrina Temporum (1627) was a fundamental contribution to the study of ancient chronology. He also issued notable editions of ...
Dream of Gerontius

Dream of Gerontius  

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A poem by J. H. Newman, first issued in 1865. It is a vision of a just soul leaving the body at death and its subsequent conversation with the angels.
Dublin Review

Dublin Review  

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An influential RC quarterly, of which the first issue appeared in 1836. In 1969 it was incorporated into The Month, which itself ceased publication in 2001.
Ecce Homo

Ecce Homo  

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(Lat., ‘Behold the Man!’). The title of a controversial Life of Christ published by Sir John Seeley in 1865. It depicted the Lord as a moral reformer.
Edward Bouverie Pusey

Edward Bouverie Pusey  

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(1800–82).Leader of the Oxford Movement. As Regius Professor of Hebrew he lent his prestige and erudition to the Tractarian cause, which even became known, to its opponents, as ‘Puseyism’. ...
Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall  

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(1814–78),hymn-writer. Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was Perpetual Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle, Wilts, from 1840 to 1847. In 1847 he was received into the RC Church, and in 1850 ...
Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar  

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(b Broadheath, Worcester, 1857; d Worcester, 1934).Eng. composer and cond. He was the son of a mus.‐shop proprietor in Worcester who was also an organist, pf.‐tuner, and teacher. He showed an early ...

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