American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Pusey, Edward Bouverie 1800-1882. British theologian who led the Oxford movement after John Henry Newman's conversion to Roman Catholicism (1845).
- n. English theologian who (with John Henry Newman and John Keble) founded the Oxford movement (1800-1882)
“Beef farmers and ranchers pride themselves on producing a safe and wholesome product, and anything less is unacceptable," says Meghan Pusey, a spokeswoman for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association.”
“Pusey connects this loss of spiritual perception — the common outcome of modern science — with the narrowing effects of specialisation, and quotes from Newman the observation that ` any one study … exclusively pursued, deadens in the mind the interest, nay the perception, of the other. ”
“As an ordained Baptist minister, Gomes was the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at the School of Divinity and the Pusey Minister of Memorial Church, joining the faculty in 1974 and overseeing Memorial Church for thirty-five years.”
“References: Galbraith NS, Young SEJ, Pusey JJ et al. (1984) Mumps surveillance in England and Wales 1962 – 1981.”
“Within four years of his appointment as a Harvard instructor, Bundy was given serious consideration to succeed Conant as president sic transit gloria Bundy, quipped the classics scholar John Finley, when Nathan Pusey of Wisconsin got the job.”
“When he left for Washington in 1961, Pusey delayed appointment of his successor, thinking he might like to run the university himself for a while!”
“In the summer of 1953, Pusey named Bundy to be dean of the faculty.”
“My undergraduate imagination at Oxford was fired by the lectures of the prodigiously knowledgeable Harold Pusey who, despite his dry and prolonged delivery, had a gift for seeing beyond dry bones to the flesh-and-blood animals that had to make a living in some departed world.”
“Romer, and Pusey, envisaged annual droughts during which lakes and ponds and streams dried up, only to flood again the following year.”
“In this one, Pusey defends Anglo-Catholics in general and the authors of the Tracts for the Times in particular of the charge that they are drifting Romeward.”
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