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John Keble
b. April 25, 1792 – d. March 29, 1866 • Poet • Religious movement founder
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Keble, John
Keble, John (1792–1866), *Tractarian leader and author of The *Christian Year (q.v.). He was the son of John Keble, Vicar of Coln St Aldwyn, a priest of the High Church school. Born at Fairford, after a brilliant career at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, he was elected in 1811 at the age of 19 to
The Dictionary of Historical Theology
Keble, John (1792–1866)
Keble, John (1792–1866)Anglican parish priest, poet and leader of the *Oxford Movement. John Keble was born in Fairford, Gloucestershire, where his father, an old High Churchman also named John Keble, was parish priest. At the age of fourteen he went up to Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he gained
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Keble, John
Keble, John (1792–1866). Anglican theologian, poet, and leader of the Oxford movement, also known as a hymnologist and as a translator of ⇒Irenaeus. In 1816 he was ordained a priest, resigned his post at Oxford University, and devoted the rest of his life to parish work, especially among the most poor
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Keble, John (1792–1866)
KEBLE, JOHN (1792–1866)John Keble, son of an Anglican gentleman-parson living in Gloucestershire, was educated at Oxford, where he became a fellow of Oriel College (1811–23). While in Oxford, Keble became a beloved figure, and was renowned for his good nature and wisdom even more than for his undoubted
Who’s Who in Christian History
Keble, John
Keble, John (1792–1866)Church of England minister; coleader of the Oxford Movement; poetKeble’s early career centered in Oxford University. After compiling a brilliant undergraduate record, he became a tutor of Oriel College. Keble gained fame first as the author of what became a nineteenth-century