- evangelism [n] preaching ministration, sermonizing, spreading the word, teaching; concept 361
New thesaurus. 2014.
New thesaurus. 2014.
evangelism — e*van gel*ism ([ e]*v[a^]n j[e^]l*[i^]z m), n. The preaching or promulgation of the gospel. Bacon. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
evangelism — 1620s, from EVANGEL (Cf. evangel) + ISM (Cf. ism), or else from M.L. evangelismus a spreading of the Gospel, from L.L. evangelium good news, gospel, from Gk. euangelion (see EVANGELIST (Cf. evangelist)). In reference to evangelical Protestantism … Etymology dictionary
evangelism — [ē van′jə liz΄əm, ivan′jə liz΄əm] n. [LGr(Ec) euangelismos] 1. a preaching of, or zealous effort to spread, the gospel, as in revival meetings or by televised services 2. any zealous effort in propagandizing for a cause evangelistic [ē… … English World dictionary
Evangelism — Not to be confused with Evangelicalism. Part of a series on Christianity … Wikipedia
evangelism — In the nineteenth century, evangelicals and Methodists were one and the same group, derived from the low church Protestantism of John Wesley. Evangelism is a branch of the Church of England which emphasizes that each person’s salvation depends … Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture
evangelism — [[t]ɪvæ̱nʤəlɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Evangelism is the teaching of Christianity, especially to people who are not Christians … English dictionary
evangelism — evangelist ► NOUN 1) a person who seeks to convert others to the Christian faith. 2) the writer of one of the four Gospels. 3) a passionate advocate of something. DERIVATIVES evangelism noun evangelistic adjective … English terms dictionary
Evangelism marketing — is an advanced form of word of mouth marketing (WOMM) in which companies develop customers who believe so strongly in a particular product or service that they freely try to convince others to buy and use it. The customers become voluntary… … Wikipedia
evangelism — noun Date: circa 1626 1. the winning or revival of personal commitments to Christ 2. militant or crusading zeal • evangelistic adjective • evangelistically adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary
evangelism — /i van jeuh liz euhm/, n. 1. the preaching or promulgation of the gospel; the work of an evangelist. 2. evangelicalism. 3. missionary zeal, purpose, or activity. [1620 30; EVANGEL2 + ISM] * * * … Universalium