traditionalism


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tra·di·tion·al·ism

 (trə-dĭsh′ə-nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Adherence to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practice.
2. A system holding that all knowledge is derived from original divine revelation and is transmitted by tradition.

tra·di′tion·al·ist adj. & n.
tra·di′tion·al·is′tic adj.

traditionalism

(trəˈdɪʃənəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Philosophy) the doctrine that all knowledge originates in divine revelation and is perpetuated by tradition
2. adherence to tradition, esp in religion
traˈditionalist n, adj
traˌditionalˈistic adj

tra•di•tion•al•ism

(trəˈdɪʃ ə nlˌɪz əm)

n.
1. adherence to tradition as authority, esp. in matters of religion.
2. the doctrine that knowledge of religious truth is derived from divine revelation and received by traditional instruction.
[1855–60]
tra•di′tion•al•ist, n., adj.

traditionalism

adherence to tradition, rather than to revelation, independent Bible study, or individual reasoning, as the authority controlling religious knowledge and practice. — traditionalist, n.traditionalistic, adj.
See also: Catholicism
the tendency to submerge individual opinions or creativity in ideas or methods inherited from the past, distinguished from conventionalism in having reference more to the past than to the present. Also called traditionism. See also catholicism. — traditionalist, n.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traditionalism - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachingstraditionalism - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
orthodoxy - the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
academicism, academism, scholasticism - orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
2.traditionalism - adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)traditionalism - adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)
adherence, adhesion, attachment - faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
3.traditionalism - the doctrine that all knowledge was originally derived by divine revelation and that it is transmitted by traditionstraditionalism - the doctrine that all knowledge was originally derived by divine revelation and that it is transmitted by traditions
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Translations

traditionalism

[trəˈdɪʃnəlɪzəm] Ntradicionalismo m

traditionalism

[trəˈdɪʃənəlɪzəm] ntraditionalisme m

traditionalism

nFesthalten ntam Alten, Traditionalismus m

traditionalism

[trəˈdɪʃnəˌlɪzm] ntradizionalismo
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He read the leading article, in which it was maintained that it was quite senseless in our day to raise an outcry that radicalism was threatening to swallow up all conservative elements, and that the government ought to take measures to crush the revolutionary hydra; that, on the contrary, "in our opinion the danger lies not in that fantastic revolutionary hydra, but in the obstinacy of traditionalism clogging progress," etc., etc.
Kolkata is situated on the brink of traditionalism and modernity.
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It reflects the integration of modernism and traditionalism," Sarbh said.
He also explores the process of literary and identity hybridization, which confronts the vestiges of Islamic traditionalism with modernity, and discusses the transcultural nature of the writing.
It is an amalgam of modernisation and traditionalism. The survey shows that 98.6 per cent residents feel safe and secure.
This, he noted, would take them beyond traditionalism, allow them to avoid stagnation and retardation and give them a meaningful existence through visible national and international imprints.
"There are too many preconceptions and traditionalism surrounding wine and we think Manchester is ready to see past these and join in the fun."
Did the 2018 edition of the Mortara controversy signal that any future surge of Catholic traditionalism would also threaten a dialing-back of the Church's attitude towards Jews, which have thankfully liberalized over the past half-century?
As Maya attempts to balance her parents' traditionalism with her own modern outlook, a terrorist attack in Chicago inspires violent anti-Muslim sentiment in Maya's neighborhood, tying personal perspectives into a larger global picture.
This study assesses individual social attitudes and ideological beliefs regarding systems of power and sexism (i.e., Authoritarianism, Conservatism, Traditionalism, Social Dominance Orientation [SDO], Hostile Sexism [HS], and Benevolent Sexism [BS]) in relationship to Bible interpretation choice about passages related to gender.
As the eminent sociologist Peter Berger has "confessed" in several recent volumes, the world has become "re-enchanted" and he erred when he earlier believed that modernity was the solvent in which religious traditionalism would inexorably disappear.

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