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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
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000

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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Wert said there is a "checkered history" of white Christian evangelism of American Indians that must be acknowledged.
The fourth chapter similarly describes the theoretical space allotted to the palabre in the ideologies of panafricanism, African socialism, Christian evangelism, and negritude, showing how each participated in the dereliction of communities through their refusal to develop the means to manage internal diversity and conflict in deference to chimerical totalitarian visions of primordial unity and monological consensus.
Jesus' own techniques of embracing spirituality and helping others to find spiritual fulfillment thus differ from those stereotypically (though unfortunately often correctly) associated with Christian evangelism and ministry.
Today, the rhetoric of Christian evangelism is part of the vernacular.
Now I have a continuity with a certain kind of Christian evangelism that is different from cheap proselytizing.
Pulpit-thumping Christian evangelism was thriving as the twentieth century neared.
Living true to its name, Champions Television, a Christian evangelism network founded by the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly, Bro Joshua Iginla, has become a force to be reckoned with globally as a medium of transformation, impacting the Spirit-filled gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ on individuals and nations all over the world.
Nevertheless, the church, while being faithful to this entrusted mission, needs to fight against two temptations: the "mere humanization of Christian mission" and "triumphalism and exclusivism." 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.
Stone's thesis is that Christian evangelism's attempt to be culturally relevant has rendered it timid.
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