revival meeting


: a meeting or series of meetings led by a preacher to make people interested in a Christian religion

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Recent Examples on the Web The atmosphere was part revival meeting, part fund-raiser, and part family reunion. Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 8 Feb. 2024 The solution was the revival meeting, which might last days or weeks, a spiritual fermata, a Béla Tarr film like no other, in which attendees would not be outwardly coerced but would self-coerce under the influence of collective prayer that went on and on. Rachel Cusk, Harper's Magazine, 9 Sep. 2023 At Calabash, the combination of sun, sea and literature proves a heady, intoxicating mix — part literary party and part revival meeting. Anderson Tepper, New York Times, 8 June 2023 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health alert to notify doctors and health officials that a person who contracted measles attended the Asbury revival meeting in Kentucky last month. Landon Mion, Fox News, 6 Mar. 2023

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“Revival meeting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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