gospeller


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gos·pel·ler

also gos·pel·er  (gŏs′pə-lər)
n.
1. One who teaches or professes faith in a gospel.
2. One who reads or sings the Gospel as part of a church service.

gospeller

(ˈɡɒspələ)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who reads or chants the Gospel in a religious service
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who professes to preach a gospel held exclusively by him or her and others of a like mind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gospeller - a preacher of the Christian gospelgospeller - a preacher of the Christian gospel  
preacher, preacher man, sermoniser, sermonizer - someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
televangelist - an evangelist who conducts services on television
References in classic literature ?
The man was a tall, lean, haggard personification of fanaticism, bearing on his breast this label,--A WANTON GOSPELLER,--which betokened that he had dared to give interpretations of Holy Writ unsanctioned by the infallible judgment of the civil and religious rulers.
Here, then, was the ground-level binary divide within the parish: the "carnall Gospeller counts the true uses and applications of the word, precisenesse, and under that name or terme contemnes it.
This ubiquitous personality, this modern gospeller, this irrepressible character, this herald of the dawn is the Newsvendor.
Bennett was not a Social Gospeller, but as a Methodist he could hardly fail to be influenced by its ideas.
Before long, the audience is given foresight of its destiny, assembling at "bonfires" in the nether world; "A Dedham drunkard, or hypocrite, careless carnal gospeller, or covetous one, the devils will rejoice for him when he comes to hell.
Silcox, a True Social Gospeller (1847-1933)," Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, 45 (2003): 31-64.
Charles Schulz knew that, just as Luke the gospeller did, which is why Linus's lines in the Christmas pageant are: "And there were in the same country shepherds.
9) It would be remiss to overlook another character in Hawthorne's story who, along with the suspected Catholic and Wanton Gospeller, suffers punishment: "There was likewise a young woman, with no mean share of beauty, whose doom it was to wear the letter A on the breast of her gown, in the eyes of all the world and her own children.
Fergie just managed to stop laughing when I asked if he'd succeed the dotty gospeller Hoddle.
In the case of television gospeller Jim Bakker, the Lord gaveth him too much and eventually had to taketh it all away.
Religious idioms had nurtured the CCF's social gospellers but they rejected theological perplexities and Biblical literalism.
It would make sense to suppose that the North's most famous war song found continuing relevance as imperialists and social gospellers took up its stanzas to justify intervention at home and abroad.