evangelism

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evangelism

1. (in Protestant churches) the practice of spreading the Christian gospel
2. the work, methods, or characteristic outlook of a revivalist or evangelist preacher

evangelism

the emphasis ofcertain Protestant sects on personal conversion and faith in atonement through the death of Christ as a means of salvation. The political and social influence of mass evangelism is usually conservative in nature.

Evangelism

Gantry, Elmer
fire and brimstone, fraudulent revivalist. [Am. Lit.: Elmer Gantry]
John
disciple closest to Jesus. [N.T.: John]
Luke
early Christian; the “beloved physician.” [N.T.: Luke]
Mark
Christian apostle. [N.T.: Mark]
Matthew
one of the twelve disciples. [N.T.: Matthew]
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Maheswaran MP was one of the Hindu Tamils who had realised the threat Christian evangelism posed to Hinduism.
Today, the rhetoric of Christian evangelism is part of the vernacular.
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In his input, he also highlighted the following three points: first, the conflicting understanding of Christian evangelism in relation to the issues of conversion and proselytism; second, the debate on conversion and religious freedom; and third, the importance of the document on "Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct.
A fluent Welsh speaker, he grew up in Aberystwyth and recently pioneered a course in Christian evangelism for the Diocese of St Davids, called Menter.
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The Graham Ministries' event is intended to teach Christian evangelism, and that's not something the military should be involved in.
The cultivation of fear, arrogance and oppression are elements that discredit the authenticity of Christian evangelism, and deepen the wounds of an already divided Christian community.
Christian evangelism, Islamic da'wah, and the Buddhist invitation to "come and see" need to be distinguished by proponents of these religions from coercive or deceptive "proselytism.

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