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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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Unlike George Fox, modern Quakers do not evangelise or try to recruit, but Ms Krayer said the 350th anniversary was an appropriate time to reach out into the wider community and practise the Quaker ideals of openness and friendship.
During the 19th century, Europeans risked their lives trekking north to evangelise the Arctic.
'To evangelise on behalf of one point of view, whatever it is, might just alienate people of a different sort.
How can we possibly evangelise the culture, when it's becoming increasingly difficult to evangelise even with Catholic schools?

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