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evangelicalism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek evangel(ion), ‘gospel’ + adjectival ending + ism.

NounEdit

evangelicalism (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity, historical) Lutheranism.
  2. (Islam) Islamic movements which are based on dawah and preaching the Quran and sunnah.
    • 2010, Timothy Parsons, The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall, page 108
      Islamic evangelicalism helped win over Iberian notables []
  3. (Christianity) Protestant movement basing its theology almost entirely on Scripture, which is held to be inerrant.
  4. Christian fundamentalism.