religious movement


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious movement a movement intended to bring about religious reforms
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In literature:

Apart from any religious movement, many laymen, among whom Burke holds a high place, strove to soften the hardness and cruelty of the age.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Philanthropy allied itself with the new religious movement in an attack on the slave-trade.
"History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
The Reformation had ceased to be a purely religious movement.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
The religious movements of his time brought into play all the resources of his mind and heart.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8" by Various
Religious movements, 336-340, 417.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
He has cursed the barren fig-tree of modern religious movements.
"G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study" by Julius West
The religious movement is creeping steadily along the whole of the west of Scotland.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
The devout and religious saw God in the movement.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
This rule holds as well in movements of religious thought.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
This social movement preceded everywhere political and religious revolutions.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford

In news:

The Stammering Century, Gilbert Seldes's history of 19th century American religious movements and their leaders.
Part 1 of this series described the birth of the nationalist- religious movement in the early 1940s, and its development all the way to 1977.
Moon's religious movement , but feuding could endanger the empire.
The religious-political movement he inspired, known as Kach, is designated as a terrorist organization by the State Department.
Sun Myung Moon , the self-proclaimed messiah who turned his Unification Church into a worldwide religious movement and befriended North Korean leaders as well as US presidents, has died, at the age of 92.
Led religious movement to help promote world peace.
Moon's religious movement, but feuding could endanger the empire.
South Korean immigrated to the US and became the wealthy leader of an unorthodox religious movement that was labeled a cult and featured mass marriage ceremonies.
Sun Myung Moon founded his religious movement in Seoul in 1954 after surviving the Korean War.
Sheikh Abdessalam Yassine, the charismatic religious leader of Morocco's largest opposition movement and longtime opponent of two Moroccan kings, died Thursday.
While recent pro-democracy demonstrations on Iranian campuses have attracted widespread attention, a potentially more explosive movement has quietly been taking shape here in one of the leading religious centers of the Islamic world.
Activists Say Police Hesitant to Act Against Salafi Movement at a Time When Religious Group Is Growing In Region.
Sheikh Abdessalam Yassine, the charismatic religious leader of Morocco 's largest opposition movement and longtime opponent of two Moroccan kings, died Thursday.
Coming up today we'll talk with a former leader in the Religious Right movement in the US, Frank Schaeffer.
A reclamation of African identity evolved into a worldwide cultural, religious and political movement.

In science:

Sophie is on good terms with some of the more serious students in the class, and in conversation with them has found out that the odd student is attempting to start a new naturalistic religious movement and refers to himself as a “shaman”.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
It should be made clear, here, that Sokal is not referring to cults or new religious movements, but to established religions : Christianity, Judaism, Islam and Hindouism.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms