American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of Judaism founded in the United States in the 20th century that regards Judaism as a religious civilization and questions the doctrine that the Jews are God's chosen people.
“She called Reconstructionism "the most intellectually grounded, though esoteric, brand of dominion theology," and observed that "promoters of Reconstructionism see their role as ideological entrepreneurs committed to a long-term struggle.”
“North, an apostle of the creed called Christian Reconstructionism, is one of the most influential elders of American fundamentalism.”
“Huckabee is a theocrat who would make Rousas Rushdoony, the father of that frightening train of extremist Christian thought known as Reconstructionism, proud.”
“Reconstructionism' in the U.S. and support of Uganda's bill to execute homosexuals ...”
“Asatru and Heathenry are names for Germanic Reconstructionism, which promotes the indigenous, pre-Christian religion of the Northern Europeans.”
“And so, that leaves Rick Perry, and what some believe are his sinister ties to leaders of various arcane, marginal and sensational theological doctrines like "Dominionism," "Christian Reconstructionism" and the "New Apostolic Reformation" NAR.”
“She encountered Reconstructionism and moved to Philadelphia to attend rabbinical school.”
“She was thus drawn to classical Reconstructionism and indeed was a founding member of Montreal's Reconstructionist synagogue, which in its day was seen as a radical slap in the face of traditional Montreal Jewry.”
“I knew the founders of the dominionist movement -- people like the late Reverend Rousas John Rushdoony, the father of "Christian Reconstructionism" and the modern evangelical/fundamentalist home school movement.”
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