reconstructionist
adjective or noun see reconstructionism

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  • Reconstructionist — n. adherent or supporter of Reconstructionist Judaism; one who supported re acceptance of Confederate states into the Union after the Civil War (U.S. History) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Reconstructionist — /ree keuhn struk sheuh nist/, n. 1. an advocate or supporter of Reconstruction or Reconstructionism. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Reconstruction or Reconstructionism. [1860 65, Amer.; RECONSTRUCTION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • reconstructionist — n. one who rebuilds, re creator, one who remakes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reconstructionist — re·constructionist …   English syllables

  • reconstructionist — “+ noun Etymology: reconstruction + ist 1. : an adherent or advocate of reconstruction 2. often capitalized : an adherent or advocate of reconstructionism * * * /ree keuhn struk sheuh nist/, n. 1. an advocate or supporter of Reconstruction or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reconstructionist Judaism — is a modern American based Jewish movement based on the ideas of the late Mordecai Kaplan (1881 – 1983). The movement views Judaism as a progressively evolving civilization. [ [http://www.jrf.org/showres rid=143 What Are The Institutions Of The… …   Wikipedia

  • Reconstructionist Rabbinical College — The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), is located in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, about 10 miles (16 km) north of central Philadelphia. RRC is the only seminary affiliated with Reconstructionist Judaism [ See “Reconstructionism: The Fourth… …   Wikipedia

  • RECONSTRUCTIONIST RABBINICAL COLLEGE — The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) was founded in 1968 in Philadelphia to carry on the ideals of the founder of Reconstructionist Judaism, Rabbi mordecai kaplan . The decision to open the school was made by the lay led organization of …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association — The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA) founded in 1974, is the professional association of rabbis affiliated with Reconstructionist Judaism. [ [http://judaism.about.com/od/reconstructionistjudaism/Reconstructionist Judaism.htm… …   Wikipedia

  • Reconstructionist movement —    The Reconstructionist movement emerged among conservative Reformed theological circles in the 1960s, aimed at reorganizing most social institutions on a Christian foundation. it took shape in 1965, when Rousas John Rushdoony founded the… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

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