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- noun See
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- noun (R.C.Ch.) A monk of an order founded in 1197; -- so called because the order was especially devoted to the redemption of Christians held in captivity by the Mohammedans. Called also
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- noun A
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Howard K. Beale attacked the "redemptionist" interpretation of Reconstruction, calling themselves "revisionists" and claimed that the real issues were economic.
Kama nevertheless joins the minority party when Oti invokes the great reggae redemptionist in the name of politics--"Even Bob Marley supported politicians."
'Christian humanism' is what people tend to call the first picture; the second is sometimes referred to as a 'revelationist' or 'redemptionist' view.
In the last three decades, the redemptionist subculture has grown from small groups of like-minded individuals in localized pockets around the nation to a richly layered society.