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re·viv·al·ism

 (rĭ-vī′və-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The spirit or activities characteristic of religious revivals.
2. A desire or inclination to revive what belongs to an earlier time.

revivalism

(rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a movement, esp an evangelical Christian one, that seeks to reawaken faith
2. the tendency or desire to revive former customs, styles, etc

re•viv•al•ism

(rɪˈvaɪ vəˌlɪz əm)

n.
1. the form of religious activity that manifests itself in revivals.
2. the tendency to revive the past.

revivalism

that form of religious activity that manifests itself in evangelistic services for the purpose of effecting a religious awakening. — revivalist, n. — revivalistic, adj.
See also: Protestantism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revivalism - an attempt to reawaken the evangelical faith
evangelicalism - stresses the importance of personal conversion and faith as the means of salvation
Translations
revivalisme

revivalism

[rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzəm] N (Rel) → evangelismo m

revivalism

n (Rel) → Erweckungsbewegung f

revivalism

[rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzm] n (Rel) → revivalismo
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Few Irish speakers from the Donegal Gaeltacht corresponded with the newspaper An Claidheamh Soluis, the nucleus of the Gaelic League's revivalist movement.
Koch noted that craft started out as a revivalist movement, bringing back the classic European styles that were no longer made in the U.
Undoubtedly much Irish literary criticism of the last twenty years has done a great deal to alert readers to the complexities of the Revivalist movement in Irish history and culture.
Being an Islamic revivalist movement, often characterised by moral conservatism, pedantry, and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all walks of life, political Islam started with the creation of the Muslim Brothers Movement in Egypt by Hassan Albanna in 1928.
His influence grew in the revivalist movement that was then prevalent.
In the north of Yemen, around the city of Sa'ada, a Zaidi revivalist movement, Al Houthis, rose in rebellion against the central government in 2004 and, in the following years, fought several rounds against the government.
The BJP rose to prominence in the early 1990s on the back of a Hindu revivalist movement.
The converts held to the Dutch Mennonite position on shunning, which sparked a confrontation between the young revivalist movement and the established Swiss Brethren.
The Muslim Brotherhood, founded in Egypt in 1928 by Hassan Banna, a 22-year-old elementary school teacher, as an Islamic revivalist movement following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the subsequent ban of the caliphate system of government that had united the Muslims politically for hundreds of years, has many offshoots in Arab countries, including Palestinian Hamas.
The Islamic Revivalist movement globally is usually dated to the 1970s and refers to a resurgent ethos, sensibility and even academic interest in Islam in contemporary Muslim societies.
Now an important part of Mark McGhee's revivalist movement, his goals for Motherwell have brought him on to the radar of Premeirship clubs such as Wigan and Middlesbrough.
Our enemies include all of those that support, directly or indirectly, the global Islamic revivalist movement -not just al-Qaeda.