An example of reconstructionism is the branch of Judaism that is more modern thinking than reform Judaism.
- 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.
- A movement within Christianity seeking to reestablish biblical law as the basis for civil law and social mores.
- A movement seeking to revive the beliefs and practices of a historic form of religion, especially a pre-Christian polytheistic religion.
(countable and uncountable, plural reconstructionisms)
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