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 (ē′văn-jĕl′ĭ-kəl, ĕv′ən-) also e·van·gel·ic (-jĕl′ĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or in accordance with the Christian gospel, especially one of the four gospel books of the New Testament.
2. Evangelical Of, relating to, or being a Christian church believing in the Bible as the sole source of religious authority, in salvation only through conversion and spiritual regeneration, and in the necessity of public witness to faith.
3. Evangelical
a. Of or relating to the Lutheran churches in Germany and Switzerland.
b. Of or relating to all Protestant churches in Germany.
4. Of or relating to the group in the Church of England that stresses personal conversion and salvation by faith.
5. Characterized by ardent or crusading enthusiasm; zealous: an evangelical liberal.
Evangelical A member of an evangelical church or party.

e′van·gel′i·cal·ly adv.
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1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity of, relating to, or following from the Christian gospel or four gospels of the New Testament
2. characterized by extreme enthusiasm; zealous
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His head, full of graceful majesty, was covered with the episcopal mitre, a headdress which gave it, in addition to the character of sovereignty, that of asceticism and evangelic meditation.
In his address to the conference, Bishop Rudolph Harris, the second vice president of the Antigua and Barbuda Evangelic Alliance Zion Church of God, said PANCAP and other world organisations have a vision regarding the eradication of the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030.
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Caption: Top: A service at the Evangelic Calvary Life Mission Church in Aba.
In a universal service, the participating countries share a prayer with the audience from all Christian sects including Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelic.
Monastic music, including the time-honoured Gregorian chant, guides you to the underground hallowed haunt, enshrining the evangelic effigy of one of Scotland's most pious women.
Since Guatemala has one of the highest percentages of evangelic Christians in the world, many of her countrymen will agree with her pro-Israeli sentiments.
In 2013, Tyndale House won a platinum award from the Evangelic Christian Publishers Association for selling more than 1 million copies of the book, which became a New York Times best-seller and was billed as "a true story."
The award is granted annually to people trying to improve the lives of their fellow citizens and strengthen democracy.Murdered investigative journalist Jan Kuciak (in memoriam), Evangelic theologian Ondrej Prostrednik and founder of the Slnieko Centre in Nitra, Mariana Kovaova, were awarded for their effort to pursue human and women rights and transparency in Slovakia.