HyperDic: religious_movement

English > 1 sense of the expression religious movement:
NOUNgroupreligious movementa movement intended to bring about religious reforms
English > religious movement: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA movement intended to bring about religious reforms.
NarrowerAkhbariA religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli
Counter ReformationThe reaction of the Roman Catholic Church to the Reformation reaffirming the veneration of saints and the authority of the Pope (to which Protestants objected)
GallicanismA religious movement originating among the French Roman Catholic clergy that favored / favored the restriction of papal control and the achievement by each nation of individual administrative autonomy of the church
IslamismA fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life
Lubavitch, Lubavitch movement, Chabad-Lubavitch, ChabadA large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
Nation of IslamA group of militant Black Americans who profess Islamic religious beliefs and advocate independence for Black Americans
Oxford movement19th-century movement in the Church of England opposing liberal tendencies
Pietism17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion
Reformation, Protestant ReformationA religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform / reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
Taliban, TalebanA fundamentalist Islamic militia
UsuliA religious movement by Persian Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iran that is opposed to the Akhbari
ecumenical movementA movement aimed to promote understanding and cooperation among Christian churches
Broadermovement, social movement, frontA group of people with a common ideology / ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
Spanishmovimiento religioso
Catalanmoviment religiós

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