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Revival; strengthening of the spiritual dimensions of faith and practice in response to a perceived lapse of observance. Since the nineteenth century, the term has been used for revivalist movements seeking to revive Islamic influences in the lives of formerly colonized Muslims, either through a synthesis of Islam and modernity or through rejection of the West in favor of more traditional Islamic practices and beliefs.

See also Revival and Renewal

Subjects: Islam.


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