Revival Zion

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Revival Zion or Revivalism. Afro-Jamaican cults resembling Pocomania in their hierarchical and authoritarian organization, in their Yards, and in their concern with healing by diverse means and with spirit possession.

Revivalism may also be a more general description of movements within Christianity which lead to a renewal of fervour and commitment. Examples are Pietism, the Great Awakening in N. America, the Wesleys and the origins of Methodism, 19th-cent. mission meetings.