Definition of Evangelical

1. Adjective. Relating to or being a Christian church believing in personal conversion and the inerrancy of the Bible especially the 4 Gospels. "An ultraconservative evangelical message"

Derivative terms: Evangel
Partainyms: Evangelicalism



2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or in keeping with the Christian gospel especially as in the first 4 books of the New Testament.
Derivative terms: Evangel
Partainyms: Gospel

3. Adjective. Marked by ardent or zealous enthusiasm for a cause.
Exact synonyms: Evangelistic
Similar to: Enthusiastic

Definition of Evangelical

1. a. Contained in, or relating to, the four Gospels; as, the evangelical history.

2. n. One of evangelical principles.

Definition of Evangelical

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to any of several Christian Churches that believe in the sole authority of the gospels ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or relating to Protestant (especially Lutheran) Churches in Germany ¹

3. Adjective. Pertaining to the gospel(s) of the Christian New Testament ¹

4. Adjective. Pertaining to the doctrines or teachings of the Christian gospel or Christianity in general. ¹

5. Adjective. Protestant; specifically, designating European churches which were originally Lutheran rather than Calvinist. ¹

6. Adjective. Pertaining to a movement in Protestant Christianity that stresses personal conversion and the authority of the Bible (evangelicalism). ¹

7. Adjective. Zealously enthusiastic. ¹

8. Noun. A member of an evangelical church ¹

9. Noun. An advocate of evangelicalism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evangelical

1. [adj]

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Literary usage of Evangelical

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The first to introduce real Christianity was the first Evangelical prince of the duchy of Prussia, Albert of Prussia (qv ; 1525- 1568); but by his time the ..."

2. The Creeds of Christendom: With a History and Critical Notes by Philip Schaff (1919)
"Adopted at the Organization of the American Branch of the Evangelical Alliance, ... [The Nine Articled were adopted by the first meeting of the Evangelical ..."

3. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"THE CONGRESS OF THE Evangelical ASSOCIATION. This Congress was held on September i9th and continued to the 2ist. At the presentation meeting on September ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It was resolved that the National Evangelical Church should have no other ... Was it advisable to impose an evangelical church discipline, and if so, which? ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1905)
"A monthly journal established... in connexion with the Evangelical ... Evangelical Guardian and Review. By an association of clergymen in New York. v. ..."

6. The Contemporary Review (1874)
"By this he means, not that it is actually wicked or blasphemous (though he would hardly hesitate thus to designate some other so-called Evangelical ..."

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