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Pusey, Edward Bouverie Line breaks: Ed¦ward Bou|verie Pusey
Pronunciation: /ˈpjuːzi/

Definition of Pusey, Edward Bouverie in English:

(1800–82), English theologian. In 1833, while professor of Hebrew at Oxford, he founded the Oxford Movement, and became its leader after the withdrawal of John Henry Newman (1841). His many writings include a series of Tracts for the Times.


Example sentences
  • The movement, in the actual origination of which he had had no share, came to bear his name: it was popularly known as Puseyism and its adherents as Puseyites.
  • Governed by this feeling I send you a few words on Puseyism; and, first, a remark or two on the census of religious denominations.
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  • Ether God is adored by outward symbols as among Brahminists, Romanists, Puseyites, and other idolaters; or else he is worshiped through ritualism, as among too many who claim to be orthodox.
  • He sought a renewal of the Church's secular mission that he assumed the Puseyites had abandoned in favour of academic debate.
  • Pusey fought a rearguard action to prevent others following and his supporters, dedicated to restrained and respectable high churchmanship, became known as ‘Puseyites’.
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