restitutionist

restitutionist

(ˌrɛstɪˈtjuːʃənɪst)
n
(Theology) a variant of restorationist
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Marcia Klotz, Nina Berman, Lora Wildenthal, John Noyes, and the reviewer, to name just a few, have produced or edited work that investigates not only the relatively brief colonial period in German history, but anticipatory and restitutionist fantasies that generated the 'colonial idea' and have sustained it until today.
Nevertheless, neither sort of restitutionist can be satisfied with Sibley's punitive scheme.
One of these "pure" (as opposed to "punitive") restitutionists puts the point forcefully (Barnett 1977: 287-88; emphasis in original):
Chapter six reviews the controversy between Pilgram Marpeck's restitutionist ecclesiology and the irenic spiritualism of Entfelder and others but reiterates the warning against `reading back into sixteenth-century debate all too systematic distinctions between biblicists and spiritualists .