1. principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'
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How To Use Tractarianism In A Sentence

  • He was an outspoken advocate of law reform, a pugnacious critic of established political doctrines like natural law and contractarianism, and the first to produce a utilitarian justification for democracy.
  • He was conspicuous among the young men of his standing for the forwardness with which he took his side against "Tractarianism," and the vehemence of his dislike of it, and for the almost ostentatious and defiant prominence which he gave to the convictions and social habits of his school He expressed his scorn and disgust at the "donnishness," the coldness, the routine, the want of heart, which was all that he could see at Oxford out of the one small circle of his friends. Occasional Papers Selected from the Guardian, the Times, and the Saturday Review, 1846-1890
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