Definition of Oxford Movement in English:

Oxford Movement

proper noun

  • A Christian movement started in Oxford in 1833, seeking to restore traditional Catholic teachings and ceremonial within the Church of England. Its leaders were John Keble, Edward Pusey, and (until he became a Roman Catholic) John Henry Newman. It formed the basis of the present Anglo-Catholic (or High Church) tradition.

    Also called Tractarianism

Pronunciation

Oxford Movement

/ˈɒksfəd/