prosperity gospel


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prosperity gospel

n
(Protestantism) a modern version or, according to some, perversion of the gospel according to which the full blessings of God available to those who approach Him in faith and obedience include wealth, health and power
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Every street corner thunders out messages of repentance, redemption and a prosperity gospel.
Then, too, although it is true that naturopathy drew some of its mind-spirit thinking from the New Thought movement, this late nineteenth-century precursor to positive thinking and the prosperity gospel proved much more amenable to homeopathy, whose ultramolecular dilutions represented the spirit power of their medicines on the mind.
This is subtle because this practice is generally couched in language very close to that of the prosperity gospel movement.
Another signatory of the letter is Pastor Paula White, a prosperity gospel preacher from Florida whose prayer Donald Trump Jr.
It's not always stated that blatantly but the promises of the Prosperity Gospel (or the name-it-and-claim-it gospel, the health-and-wealth gospel, the word of faith movement, or positive confession theology) are false.
By insisting that only those winners who offer up really huge, big-league prayers can get the gold and the girl and Jesus--all bundled together in one limited-time offer--preachers of the Prosperity Gospel elide most of Christianity's wisdom.
Another prominent feature of Pentecostalism, the prosperity gospel, is also discussed, drawing extensively on the work of another Nigerian pastor, David Oyedepo.
Just vote for his prosperity gospel of deal making, isolation, exploitation, shouting down the opposition, and shunning those who are ignorant, trusting, or different.
Ending on a more humorous note, this collection certainly gives the reader new insights into televangelists and other prosperity gospel preachers
The book argues that Joel Osteen is the most powerful evangelical minister in America and explains Osteen and Lakewood ChurchAEs origins and cultural significance in light of American religious history, specifically evangelicalism, neopentacostalism, televangelism, and the development of the prosperity gospel movement, (health and wealth gospel).
A lot of pentecostals in this part of the world have been influenced by the prosperity gospel - a Christian movement that says if you give to the church then God will give to you in return.
It would be an interpretation of the Good News that won't go down well with conservative American Catholics who disbelieve the science of climate change or champion the prosperity gospel.