Moral Re-Armament

Moral Re-Armament

[ree-ahr-muh-muhnt]
noun
a worldwide movement initiated by Frank Buchman in 1938 as a successor to the Oxford Group, and maintaining that the practice of high morality in public and private life is the key to world betterment. Abbreviation: MRA
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moral re-armament

a modern, nondenominational revivalistic movement founded by U.S. churchman Frank N.D. Buchman (1878-1961). It sought to deepen the spiritual life of individuals and encouraged participants to continue as members of their own churches. Primarily a Protestant movement, it was criticized by some Roman Catholic authorities and praised by others

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