[ trak-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ trækˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm /
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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.
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How to use Tractarianism in a sentence
In and from Keble the mental activity of Oxford took that contrary direction which issued in what was called Tractarianism.Apologia Pro Vita Sua|John Henry Cardinal Newman
But he then proceeds to inform us what should be the true object of national alarm, and that is Tractarianism!
British Dictionary definitions for Tractarianism
/ (trækˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /
another name for the Oxford Movement
Derived forms of TractarianismTractarian, noun, adjective
Word Origin for Tractarianism
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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