Oxford Assize sermon in 1833 - 14th July.
Considering our contemporary challenges and divisions within the Communion, we can listen afresh to words taken from the close of Keble's famous sermon:
As to those who, either by station or temper, feel themselves most deeply
interested, they cannot be too careful in reminding themselves, that one chief
danger, in times of change and excitement, arises from their tendency to engross
the whole mind. Public concerns, ecclesiastical or civil, will prove indeed
ruinous to those, who permit them to occupy all their care and thoughts,
neglecting or undervaluing ordinary duties, more especially those of a
Amidst the conversations in both the British Isles and the States about the possible shape and values of a New Oxford Movement, it is difficult to think of more important counsel.