the form of religious activity that manifests itself in revivals.
the tendency to revive what belongs to the past.

1805–15; revival + -ism Unabridged
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revivalism (rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzəm)
1.  a movement, esp an evangelical Christian one, that seeks to reawaken faith
2.  the tendency or desire to revive former customs, styles, etc

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And no one is more practiced in the art of revivalism.
All churches were merged into one in the tide of revivalism.
Some claim that religious revivalism and a moral reawakening in the nineteenth century affected basic beliefs and values.
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