revivalism


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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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His case studies are structuralizing nostalgia in Akanland: the "House of Israel" in Ghana, online spiritual volition: the "Internet Jews" of Cameroon, and political revivalism as religious practice: the "Children of Ephraim" in India.
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Holiness-oriented revivalism was resisted, at first, by traditional evangelicals in the CMS.
When one examines the remarkable proclivity of the Welsh to religious revivalism, and at least somewhere in Wales experienced a spiritual awakening every year between the mid-18th century and 1905, the extent to which Welsh nonconformists had a generous worldview, that could at times be global in scope, becomes readily apparent.
In recent decades, Islamic revivalism, as a very influential political factor, is playing a greater role in relations between Islam and the West.
A recurring concern seems to be the possibility that on the one hand, 'folklore' might be perceived as a static category, while on the other, acts of deliberate revivalism might have an element of 'folldorism', or artificially contrived 'fakelore', about them.
Far more than a study of Egyptian revivalism, "Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival" examines the Egyptian style of commemoration from the rural cemetery to national obelisks to the Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Comprising six chapters, the author identifies and meticulously analyses dominant modes of group thought, namely religious traditionalism and dakwah revivalism, and their impact.
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They then consider the role of identity and social status in Romani Pentecostalism in Bulgaria, Spain, Slovakia, the UK, and Transylvania; aspects of religious life, including music, personal testimonies, the synchronization of traditional customs into worship practices, gender issues, and leaders; and Romani revivalism in South America and Turkey.