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 (ē′văn-jĕl′ĭ-kə-lĭz′əm, ĕv′ən-)
1. often Evangelicalism Evangelical beliefs or doctrines.
2. Adherence to a church or party professing evangelical beliefs or doctrines.

evangelism, evangelicalism

the missionary, reforming, or redeeming spirit evident throughout the history of Christianity in various guises or emphases. — evangelical, evangelistic, adj.
See also: Christianity
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Noun1.evangelicalism - stresses the importance of personal conversion and faith as the means of salvation
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
revivalism - an attempt to reawaken the evangelical faith
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The Vincys had the readiness to enjoy, the rejection of all anxiety, and the belief in life as a merry lot, which made a house exceptional in most county towns at that time, when Evangelicalism had cast a certain suspicion as of plague-infection over the few amusements which survived in the provinces.
I'll send it over to you; and there are some other books that you may like to see, Irwine--pamphlets about Antinomianism and Evangelicalism, whatever they may be.
Stelling's doctrine was of no particular school; if anything, it had a tinge of evangelicalism, for that was "the telling thing" just then in the diocese to which King's Lorton belonged.
EVANGELICAL SEMINARIAN KAITLYN SCHIESS, quoted in "How to Escape Roy Moore's Evangelicalism," by Molly Worthen, New York Times, November 19, 2017.
Evangelicalism, particularly in America, has garnered a terrible reputation, and this collection of essays from prominent evangelicals attempts to stanch the bleeding.
His topics include cognitive and non-cognitive accounts of imaginative literature, the printed medium: Wordsworth and books, evangelicalism and evolution: James Montgomery's Pelican Island, politics and art: James Kelman's Not Not While the Giro, and from the other shore: Bronislaw Malinowski's A Diary in the Strict Sense of the Term.
FitzGerald, who won the Pulitzer Prize for her classic study of the Vietnam War, Fire in the Lake, provides an immense chronicle of fundamentalism and evangelicalism in America, delving into the movement's anti-intellectualism, narrow literalism, and focus on sexual restrictions--characteristics with which we're all familiar.
The Sacred Mirror: Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South, 1790-1860.
He agrees with the charge that historically Evangelicalism has lacked a coherent ecclesiology; in this book, Franklin rises to the challenge to demonstrate that Evangelicalism has the resources within its tradition to compensate for this deficit.
The Future of Evangelicalism in America CANDY GUNTHER BROWN AND MARK SILK, EDITORS New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.
Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism
While inter-faith dialogue has been taking place in many academic arenas during the latter half of the 20th century, it has only been toward the beginning of the 21st century that the interfaith conversation has received new interest within evangelicalism.

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