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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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Translations
revivalisme

revivalism

[rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzəm] N (Rel) → evangelismo m
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revivalism

n (Rel) → Erweckungsbewegung f
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revivalism

[rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzm] n (Rel) → revivalismo
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They believe in Hindu revivalism, just as Nazis believed in German revivalism.
They believe in Hindu revivalism just as the Nazis believed in German revivalism.
Robinson-Smith (Jamaica Cultural Development Commission; the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO) offers an accessible history and ethnography of Revivalism, an Afro-Jamaican folk religion with roots in the Great Revival in Jamaica in 1860-61, with influences from Myalism, the black Baptist movement, and the rituals of the Akan peoples of Ghana.
The BJP leadership is quite cognisant of the situation and is, therefore, trying to use the Hindutva ideology that is premised on Hindu revivalism. Because it is the only guarantee that the BJP would retain state power.
It's rather simple: Russian nationalist revivalism and rule by fear.
It is once again a revivalism of international liberal economic order when we go for connectivity,' Jaspal said.
I'm very pleased with it and people can relate to it." The album feels different from the rest of Shaky's output as he has veered away from the rock and roll revivalism that he is best known for, and its reception has been very positive.
Chapter 3, entitled "Revivalism and Church Order: Late Victorian Missionary Expansion," deals primarily with the effect of new forms of pietism that arose in the later part of the 19th century, profoundly impacting both evangelical and high church missions.
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.
The connecting strand lies mostly in the way the articles address various aspects of what might loosely be called 'folk revivalism'.