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Definitions

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  • n. Any movement or opinion that seeks to restore something to the way it was.
  • n. A movement within Christianity to restore the Church to its original state.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The belief or doctrines of the Restorationists.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrines or belief of the restorationists.

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Examples

  • This "restorationism," or Christian Zionism, was a powerful force in 19th-century America -- just as it is in the 21st-century United States.

    Intimate Strangers

  • This idea of "restorationism" would gain strength in the British colonies that would become the

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • ... the publication of the King James version of the Bible ... inspired a movement called "restorationism," promoting the restoration of Jews to their biblical homeland.

    My Right Word

  • These approaches are not aspects one should be emulating or seeking to revive today of course, and on a general level of principle, neither should an immobilistic restorationism be the goal, nor should a resistance of legitimate development be allowed to become embedded or fostered.

    Ars Celebrandi as it relates to the Usus Antiquior

  • From capital punishment restorationism to war talk, from excusing torture to self-righteously killing off a pauper, to urging addicts to off themselves, to the lipsmacking enjoyment of the death of a political opponent, it is abundantly evident that unvarnished sadism has infected the politics of the Right to the point that decent conservatives (for example, frequent commenter "Peter") are left shaken and appalled.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • If you wanted Constitutional restorationism, the only guy REALLY pushing that issue in the primary was Dodd, as a matter of fact.

    Why Obama's Support For FISA Cave-In Is Such A Downer

  • Now that's not protectionism - that's restorationism.

    One of Us ! Good Luck Janice

  • From capital punishment restorationism to war talk, from excusing torture to self-righteously killing off a pauper, to urging addicts to off themselves, to the lipsmacking enjoyment of the death of a political opponent, it is abundantly evident that unvarnished sadism has infected the politics of the Right to the point that decent conservatives for example, frequent commenter "Peter" are left shaken and appalled.

    Spread the word!

  • When you stop and think about it, restorationism is a radical idea that gave rise to a radical movement.

    Navigating the Winds of Change

  • [69] And we may add that there is no more reason to suppose that this reference to the two ways teaches that the number of the saved shall be fewer than the number of the lost than there is to suppose that the parable of the lost sheep teaches that only one out of a hundred goes astray and that even it shall eventually be brought back, which would indeed be absolute restorationism.

    The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

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