Associations to the word «Evangelical»


EVANGELICAL, adjective. Pertaining to the gospel(s) of the Christian New Testament
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Pertaining to the doctrines or teachings of the Christian gospel or Christianity in general.
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Protestant; specifically, designating European churches which were originally Lutheran rather than Calvinist.
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Pertaining to a movement in Protestant Christianity that stresses personal conversion and the authority of the Bible (evangelicalism).
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Pertaining to Islamic groups that are dedicated to dawah and preaching the Quran and sunnah.
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Zealously enthusiastic.
EVANGELICAL, noun. A member of an evangelical church
EVANGELICAL, noun. An advocate of evangelicalism
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Of, or relating to any of several Christian Churches that believe in the sole authority of the gospels
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Of, or relating to Protestant (especially Lutheran) Churches in Germany
EVANGELICAL COUNSELS, noun. (Christianity) chastity, poverty (or perfect charity), and obedience, given by Jesus of Nazareth in the Canonical gospels as advice for those who desire to become perfect
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN, proper noun. Lutheran (of or pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or its followers)
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA, proper noun. A church of Lutherans in the United States of America, it tends to be liberal, in contrast with the conservative Missouri Synod Lutheran Church.

Dictionary definition

EVANGELICAL, adjective. Relating to or being a Christian church believing in personal conversion and the inerrancy of the Bible especially the 4 Gospels; "evangelical Christianity"; "an ultraconservative evangelical message".
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to or in keeping with the Christian gospel especially as in the first 4 books of the New Testament.
EVANGELICAL, adjective. Marked by ardent or zealous enthusiasm for a cause.

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