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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
References in classic literature ?
reverences, revivalists, cenobites, perpetual curates, chaplains,
A REVIVALIST who had fallen dead in the pulpit from too violent religious exercise was astonished to wake up in Hades.
But of a heritage that may expand gradually, he had no conception: he hoped to come to Culture suddenly, much as the Revivalist hopes to come to Jesus.
You will soon be going about like the converted, and the revivalist, warning people against all the sins of which you have grown tired.
Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Exhibitions are excited to announce American rock band The Revivalists will perform at the 2017 Greenbuild Celebration, scheduled for Thursday, Nov.
In his book "The Furious Sound of Glory--Unleashing Heaven on Earth" Jeff Jansen weaves Biblical examples from the Old and New Testaments with contemporary life stories and testimonies of miraculous healing, deliverance from demonic strongholds, and God's power at work in the lives of Jesus, the Apostles, and a present day generation of "radical revivalists empowered to minister miracles through the power of God's Spirit.
He demonstrates how and why cosmopolitan revivalists grated against the ethnic particularity articulated by "ethnic patriots" in several regions across East Africa.
Seeing the two groups of scholars (the revivalists and the anti-revivalists) as both philosophical, Oladipo (2002) characterises the first group of scholars as the "traditionalists" who advocate for the reestablishment of African image through cultural identity rooted in African tradition, rather than mere interpreters of history and customs, thus he sees the second group of scholars as the modernists who advocate the transformation of African society through modern science and technology.
So one can read the revivalists as ascetics (their revival of licentious sexuality notwithstanding) who renounce Christian morality as social order.
It's surely too late for a title surge, but a triumph for Louis van Gaal's revivalists could totally kill off any lingering City hopes, seal Manuel Pellegrini's demise and complete their metamorphosis from champs into chumps.
WEDNESDAY DARLIA The grunge revivalists come King Tut's bringing with them a ton of scuzzy riffs and songbook full of massive singalong choruses.
Violinist, composer, filmmaker, writer, photographer and playwright Yale Strom was a pioneer among revivalists in conducting extensive field research in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans among the Jewish and Rom communities since 1981.