The idolatry of the immediate—the prompt creation of effect—is the perpetual snare of revivalism.
But the advocate of revivalism quite misses the true significance of the fact.
A more complete parallel to the consequences of revivalism in Italy could not be found.
revivalism was therefore the distinct outgrowth of Puritanism, the expression of its individualistic spirit.
The revivalism of the past in all Churches rode upon the dark waves of fear.
We shall have to consider later what useful purpose (if any) is served by this free-and-easy use of the dialect of revivalism.
In his own youth, too, revivalism was an active force, and he himself had been strongly moved by an American missionary.
This was the second great period of revivalism in New England.