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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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Here are three points about what evangelization is not that have helped bring me around.
In the present times, the church needs to encourage all Christians to use the charisms of the Holy Spirit for the work of evangelization. The work of evangelization is not restricted to the spiritual domain alone, but extends to every realm of human activity.
"There is no greater turnoff and insincerity than agenda-driven evangelization," says Kuchera.
Today, in light of the New Evangelization and the unanswered questions about how to fund parish schools, pastors of parish schools have a challenging role as chief educational leaders (Schafer, 2013; Weiss, 2007).
Joseph Communications, Inc and Lighthouse Catholic Media, How to Share Your Faith with Anyone: A Practical Manuel for Catholic Evangelization is a necessity in any Christians missionary toolbox to utilize in spreading the Good News today.
Toppo, "Interreligious Dialogue and New Evangelization: Problems and Prospectives," pp.
"Catholic schools have a rich history in supporting the work of on-going evangelization of the Catholic community in the United States," observed Bishop Joseph P.
John Paul Il's articulation of a <new evangelization> emerged from a context in which, especially from the 1970s into the 1980s, evangelization was intensely discussed in a number of places, particularly in the context of the "mission" of the Church as the fifth centennial of the evangelization of the Americas drew near.
Summary: Pope Benedict XVI appointed Boulos Matar, the Maronite bishop of Beirut, Wednesday to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, a department aimed at countering growing secularization.
The conference coincides with the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council, which has been described by Pope John Paul II as the "New evangelization".
Brooklyn, NY, June 29, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The 31st Annual Telly Awards recently announced that New Evangelization Television (NET) was selected to receive 4 prestigious Silver Telly awards.
He retired from the ministry with the Spanish community on July 1, 2009, at the Holy Trinity Evangelization Center in Leominster, MA.