resurrectionist


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res·ur·rec·tion·ist

 (rĕz′ə-rĕk′shə-nĭst)
n.
1. One who steals bodies from graves in order to sell them for dissection; a body snatcher.
2. One who brings something back into use or notice again.

resurrectionist

(ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃənɪst)
n
1. facetious (formerly) a body snatcher
2. (Anglicanism) a member of an Anglican religious community founded in 1892
3. (Theology) a person who believes in the Resurrection
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In Death of a Saint, they have become outlaws and they are wanted "for crimes against the Resurrectionist state" (Herne 2012: 7).
And however the resurrectionist began life, by the 19th century he had become a quack doctor, a common figure of fun in village communities.
His plan was to create or reconstitute a host of pastoral initiatives, including the parish- level Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, a provincial radio program, "The Catholic Hour of the Prairies," and the Herculean organizational effort that went into bringing Resurrectionist Fr.
Similar body-snatching capers, carried out by a trio of Resurrectionist Burkers, John Bishop, Thomas Williams, and James May, who killed a little Italian boy, Carlo Ferrari, in London in 1831, are recorded in two rare items, Pierce Egan's Account of the Tried of Bishop, Williams, and May, and The History of the London Burkers; Containing a Faithful and Authentic Account of the Horrid Acts of the Noted Resurrectionists, Bishop, Williams, May, and Their Trial and Condemnation at the Old Bailey, for the Wilful Murder of Carlo Ferrari (1832).
25) See Andrew Sanders, Charles Dickens, Resurrectionist.
2) Less focused on historiography but attuned to the resurrectionist functions of monuments and relics, Judith Pascoe's The Hummingbird Cabinet: A Rare and Curious History of Romantic Collectors remembers the Essay as part of a Romanticism that does not turn away from the material world, but rather expresses a "long[ing] to know .
4 The Resurrectionist by James Bradley (Faber, pounds 7.
The Resurrectionist is a spooky tale of grave-robbing and intrigue.
Good things are also being said about Addition by Toni Jordan and The Resurrectionist by James Bradley, also on the Richard and Judy list.
Parks creates the poet that she names The Negro Resurrectionist to lead the audience through the action.
The shortlist also includes two works by Australian authors, Addition by Toni Jordan and The Resurrectionist by James Bradley.
It is through art "that the past lives to the counseling and direction of the future, and if she breathe not the breath of life into the nostrils, the wires of the resurrectionist would vainly link together the rickety skeleton which he disinters for posterity.