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Dwight Lyman Moody

Dwight Lyman Moody  

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(1837–99), American evangelist. Becoming a Congregationalist in 1856, Moody embarked on evangelistic work in connection with his Sunday School in Chicago. In 1870 he was joined by Ira David Sankey ...
food

food  

Any material containing nutrients, such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats, which are required by living organisms in order to obtain energy for growth and maintenance. Heterotrophic organisms, such ...
fundamentalism

fundamentalism  

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A form of Protestant Christianity which upholds belief in the strict and literal interpretation of the Bible, including its narratives, doctrines, prophecies, and moral laws. Also, strict maintenance ...
Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford  

(1895–1990).American architectural and town-planning critic. A disciple of Patrick Geddes, his views on urban planning originally stemmed from that source. His Story of Utopias (1922) was followed by ...
modernization

modernization  

View of historical progression as a series of stages, reflecting intellectual, technological, economic, and political development. The view is associated with the Marxist doctrine of historical ...
secularization

secularization  

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The process by which sacred beliefs are weakened over time, religion becomes less influential in social life, and scientific and other rationalist worldviews come to dominate both the understanding ...
urban renewal

urban renewal  

Fashionable American term of the 1950s, which really meant large-scale destructive redevelopment of urban areas, often in association with central or municipal government. It was adopted in the ...

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