John Keble Biography

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More than any other single figure associated with the religious movements of nineteenth-century England, John Keble was regarded by his contemporaries as something close to a saint. John Henry Newman in the Apologia Pro Vita Sua (1864) attests to Keble's reputation for learning and sanctity in the Oxford of the second and third decades of the century and honors Keble as the true begetter of the Oxford, or Tractarian, Movement that began in the 1830s. From the mid 1830s on, Keble's vicarage at Hursley in Hampshire was a virtual pilgrimage destination for pious churchmen from Britain and abroad. In an unprecedented tribute, only four years after Keble's death an Oxford college was founded in his name; at least one Anglican church is called the John Keble Church; and numerous busts, portraits, and memorial windows depicting Keble are still to be found in Anglican churches throughout the world, including West-minster...

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