resurrectionism


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resurrectionism

(ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Theology) belief that men will rise again from the dead, esp the Christian doctrine of the Resurrection of Christ and of all mankind at the Last Judgment
2. facetious (formerly) body snatching

resurrectionism

the exhuming and stealing of bodies from graves, especially for dissection; body snatching. — resurrection man, n.
See also: Corpses
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