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revivalism

a movement, esp an evangelical Christian one, that seeks to reawaken faith
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Rather the very raison d'etre of the BJP has been to take the ideal of Hindu revivalism to its logical conclusion and same has been the very purpose of the party to be in politics and to get governmental power.
Chapter 5, entitled "Anglicans and Education: University Culture and the Professionalization of Conversion," describes the growth during the late 19th century of a powerful missionary movement among university students fuelled by holiness-oriented revivalism and by Anglo-Catholic spirituality that profoundly influenced both the evangelical and the high church missions of the Church of England.
Policies based on containment of Islamic revivalism and approaches to use radical groups to achieve political ends only inflame violence and extremism.
A recurring concern seems to be the possibility that on the one hand, 'folklore' might be perceived as a static category, while on the other, acts of deliberate revivalism might have an element of 'folldorism', or artificially contrived 'fakelore', about them.
Far more than a study of Egyptian revivalism, "Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival" examines the Egyptian style of commemoration from the rural cemetery to national obelisks to the Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Comprising six chapters, the author identifies and meticulously analyses dominant modes of group thought, namely religious traditionalism and dakwah revivalism, and their impact.
Brahmanical revivalism comes through different forms.
They then consider the role of identity and social status in Romani Pentecostalism in Bulgaria, Spain, Slovakia, the UK, and Transylvania; aspects of religious life, including music, personal testimonies, the synchronization of traditional customs into worship practices, gender issues, and leaders; and Romani revivalism in South America and Turkey.
Chapter 5 explores Tanzanian revivalists who bureaucratized revivalism by applying the new tools of bookkeeping to their souls, thereby charismatizing bureaucracy (contra Weber).
More recent attempts at jukebox revivalism range from passable, Hairspray, showing on Friday, 6.45pm, to awful, Rock Of Ages, which is also on Friday at 8pm.
SINGLES Kristina Train Dream Of Me An introductory EP from the American singer-songwriter that looks set to gatecrash Rumer's monopoly on Karen Carpenter revivalism without being quite so obvious.
The denomination was consistent in its norms, values, and grassroots appeal over this period; in particular, it was unwavering in its trilateral commitment to revivalism, individual conversion, and adult baptism by immersion.