Restorationist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Restorationist One who believes in a temporary future punishment and a final restoration of all to the favor and presence of God; a Universalist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n restorationist One who believes in the temporary punishment of the impenitent after death, but in the final restoration of all to holiness and the favor and presence of God. See Universalism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Restorationist one who holds the belief that after a purgation all wicked men and angels will be restored to the favour of God, a universalist
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. restaurer—L. restaurāre, -ātumre-, again, root stāre, to stand.

Usage

In literature:

RESTORATIONISTS, name of a sect in America holding the belief that man will finally recover his original state of purity.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
One of the prisoners was a restorationist.
"Recollections of Windsor Prison;" by John Reynolds
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In news:

Hoffmann , 1929-2012: Antiques restorationist known for eye for detail.
Hoffmann, 1929-2012: Antiques restorationist known for eye for detail.
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