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19th-century movement in the Church of England opposing liberal tendencies

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But in the mid-1920s he glimpsed the divine in a salon in Meudon that brought together the Old Testament and the New, the Russian emigration and the Catholic Revival.
In a world where it is possible to claim that being spiritual without being religious, a Catholic revival will necessarily happen first within the Church.
Then, as Lynne Cooke (art historian and author of at least one brochure for the Dia Art Foundation) says, Henner, "riding the wave of the evangelical Catholic revival .
Viaene engagingly demonstrates how the early archaeology of the catacombs and the popular cult of the martyrs energized the Catholic revival led by DeMaistre, Chateaubriand, and Philippe Gerbet in post-Revolutionary France.
Taken together, they offer an illuminating analysis of the vigorous Catholic revival that took place in Britain during the early and middle years of the twentieth century--but which had largely failed by the end of it.
While much of that discussion is not essential to the story, it is significant that the missionary Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, also known as the Scheut Mission, was founded in Belgium in the 1860s in response to the counterrevolutionary and antiliberal Catholic revival.
O'Gorman's acute judgment gets a complicated matter almost right, but he is off the mark to separate Percy and O'Connor from the Catholic Revival by calling them Catholic existentialists.
After the French Revolution a remarkable Catholic revival rejected the culture of freedom associated with modern liberalism and instead sought greater unity of pastoral practice, to be achieved in part by strengthening the power and authority of the clergy, the bishops and, especially, the pope.
It is also regionally significant in its own terms because of its architecture and its historic associations, particularly with 18th-century Chester and the Roman Catholic revival of the mid-19th century.
as were his episcopal colleagues in Quebec and Montreal, Power was still digesting his recent experiences of Catholic revival.
And so desperate was he to throw the Protestant rulers into turmoil and inspire a Catholic revival he refused to abandon the plot even when it was clear it had been compromised.
Some readers will be disappointed that this fat book does not go on to examine how well these bishops did serve the cause of Catholic revival and reform.
It was the moment when the tide turned and the Catholic Revival, in Canada at least, began in earnest to rebuild, to reclaim our Catholic faith.
Accordingly, the Catholic Renascence Society, the parent organization and publisher of Renascence through at least the first half of its existence, announced at its 1939 founding near the height of revivalist fervor in the United States that it was an organization designed "to stimulate and encourage interest in the Catholic revival of letters and to recognize and advance scholarship in that field" ("Catholic Renascence Society").
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