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There’s the Giuliani era of reformation, and there’s the Bloomberg era of reimagining what the city can be.How Does New York City Keep Reinventing Itself? (Bonus)|Kurt Andersen|March 21, 2021|Freakonomics
Following the announcement, police spokesperson Moshood Jimoh told The Nation that the police had “fully complied with the directives for the overhaul and reformation of SARS.”The Nigerian Government Has Pledged to #EndSARS and Reform the Police. This Isn't the First Time They've Made That Promise|Andrew R. Chow|October 28, 2020|Time
Her latest book, Heretic: The Case for a Muslim Reformation, will be published in April by HarperCollins.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I invite you to visit the Gay Christian Network and the Reformation Project, two organizations doing just that.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These not-so-very-dark ages fostered intellectual and cultural forces that themselves led to the Reformation.
Some time will be needed before any reformation is accepted.Michael Tomasky on How Mitt Romney Finally Killed Reaganomics|Michael Tomasky|November 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
According to Wilder, members of the New Apostolic Reformation see Perry as their vehicle to claim the “mountain” of government.
And how would the general confederation testify to a glorious work of reformation!The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
If Arsenio had a mind to reform, let him postpone that reformation until Garnache should have done with him.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
They then became as staunch in the principles of the Reformation as they had previously been firm in papal policy.The Childhood of Distinguished Women|Selina A. Bower
But in post-Reformation times one stood on a raised platform at the west end of the church.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
It is transient, it will not last—it will not bring reformation—it will never be adequately requited.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
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Derived forms of reformationreformational, adjective
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Cultural definitions for reformation
A religious movement in the sixteenth century that began as an attempted reform of the Roman Catholic Church but resulted in the founding of Protestant churches separate from it. Some of the leaders of the Reformation were Martin Luther, John Calvin, and John Knox. The Reformation was established in England after King Henry VIII declared himself head of the Christian Church in that country.