The Oxford Movement in Ireland, Wales and Scotland

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Abstract

While the Oxford Movement was an English development, it did exercise a significant influence upon the other nations within the United Kingdom. In Ireland and Wales, where the established United Church of England and Ireland held the allegiance of only a minority of the population, small but influential groups of high churchmen embraced Tractarian principles as a form of Church defence. In Scotland, Tractarian principles contributed to the modest revival of the small Scottish Episcopal Church, and also had unexpected consequences in promoting a Scoto-Catholic movement within the late nineteenth-century established Presbyterian Church of Scotland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of the Oxford Movement
EditorsBrown Stewart H, Nockles Peter, Pereiro James
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages441-456
ISBN (Print)9780199580187
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jun 2017

Keywords

  • Oxford Movement
  • Ireland
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Celtic fringe
  • New Reformation
  • Church principles
  • devotional revolution
  • dissent
  • ancient British Church
  • Jacobites
  • Scottish Episcopal Church
  • Disruption
  • Scoto-Catholic movement

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