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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The branch of Judaism founded in the United States in the 1900s that regards Judaism as a religious civilization and questions the doctrine that the Jews are God's chosen people.
  • noun A movement within Christianity seeking to reestablish biblical law as the basis for civil law and social mores.
  • noun A movement seeking to revive the beliefs and practices of a historic form of religion, especially a pre-Christian polytheistic religion.


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