- the religious opinions and principles of the Oxford movement, especially in its early phase, given in a series of 90 papers called Tracts for the Times, published at Oxford, England, 1833–41.
Origin of Tractarianism
1830–40; tractarian + -ism
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But he then proceeds to inform us what should be the true object of national alarm, and that is Tractarianism!
- another name for the Oxford Movement
after the series of tracts, Tracts for the Times, published between 1833 and 1841, in which the principles of the movement were presented
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