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

a person who reads or sings the Gospel.
Also, esp. Brit.,gos′pel•ler.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gospeler - a preacher of the Christian gospelgospeler - 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
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References in classic literature ?
And didn't the sovereign people elect him Justice of the Peace to get even on the gospelers? I don't know where you were brought up."
Fisher thought that eugenics was "the foremost plan of human redemption" and that Americans "must make of Eugenics a religion." Christian economic reform, said social gospeler Walter Rauschenbusch, was about "saving the social organism."
(11.) Demonstrating how indistinguishable social gospel and evangelicalism were in this activist posture, social gospeler Walter Rauschenbusch and Moody's musician Ira Sankey edited a hymnal together.
Mencken: Heave an egg out of your Ford Focus window and you might hit a prosperity gospeler, wearing a snazzy three-piece suit and diamond cufflinks.
Again in Matthew we see how the gospeler uses old stories to tell the new.
A would be leader of the Winnipeg General Strike, founder of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (predecessor to the New Democratic Party), and Social Gospeler, Woodsworth became so concerned, in fact, that more than ten years before the general strike he felt compelled to write a 200 page book discussing the desirability and undesirability of immigration, and if various foreigners might be "Canadianized."
An avid social gospeler, Booth's entire ministry was characterized by a fervent commitment to causes of sociopolitical and economic reform.
Like Aretha Franklin, whom he knew well and with whom he performed as both a young gospeler and a pop artist, Sam Cooke was one of the clearest embodiments of the tension between the sacred and the secular that continues to define the American political and cultural landscapes.
Dickenson was a social gospeler, a strong advocate of the separation of church and state, and an ecumenist except for his suspicion of Catholicism.
Creighton, who developed as a progressive social gospeler during his tenure.