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cause to adopt Catholicism

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It is perhaps also the most catholicizing element of his Cultural Liturgies.
In this effort Sutherland is torn between the Catholicizing tendencies of the Tractarian Movement represented by John Henry Newman, Richard Hurrell Froude (brother of the author of the Nemesis), Edward Bouverie Pusey, and John Keble on the one hand, and the rationalistic tendencies of the German biblical criticism of David Friedrich Strauss on the other (p.
Among these potentially threatening, powerful external influences were the Catholicizing ideas of the Oxford Movement, and in particular the charismatic teaching of John Henry Newman, which endangered the unity of the Anglican Church in the early Victorian period.
The "confessionalization" of politics resulting from the "catholicizing" of evangelical (especially charismatic) churches would be as damaging to the cause of the Gospel as the politicization of faith in the past.
English Tories, both before and after the `Glorious' Revolution, were in a difficult position, passionately supporting James as the nation's rightful sovereign on the one hand, while at the same time regarding his Catholicizing policies with deep concern.
On the Lutheran side Anglicanism is from time to time regarded as a somewhat odd mixture of Reformed doctrine and catholicizing ecclesiology.
(36) For a full exposition of this perspective, see the essay I have written titled "The Catholicizing of Contemplation: Thomas Merton's Contribution to the Church's Prayer Life," Perspectives in Religious Studies 1 (Spring 1974), 66-84; Cistercian Studies 10 (1975).
In the Anglican church, liberals rejoice over the departure of the catholicizing troublemakers.
deny that the church order in Didache 11-15 reflects a "Catholicizing process" in which new local offices arose to compensate for the decline of itinerant charismatic leaders (340).
Are we to see these Catholicizing elements in a purely symbolic light, or do they indicate a change in his view of the historical and political role of the Church?
My indebtedness to Merton for this understanding of tradition can be seen in "The Catholicizing of Contemplation: Thomas Merton's Place in the Church's Prayer Life," Cistercian Studies 10 (1975), 173-89.
Herrmann taught Barth to distinguish between the catholicizing tendency of Luther's dogmatics and the evangelical power of his Christianity, a "creed-subverting possibility of living by faith alone through grace" (24).
But here he defends the Catholic principle, when purified by critical discernment, as a practice of syncretism that "achieves the concrete essence of the Church" and is thus inevitable as part of the catholicizing process, which intends to make the good things of God possible within diverse cultures.(94)