Definition of evangelism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈvan(d)ʒ(ə)lɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun]
1The spreading of the Christian gospel by public preaching or personal witness.
Example sentences
  • Why would proclamation of Jesus as a historical person assist Christian evangelism more than proclamation of a mythical figure?
  • Is the ultimate goal of evangelism to preach the gospel as the Bible instructs?
  • His scholarly Bible translation, preaching and personal evangelism achieved a phenomenal amount for the kingdom of God.
1.1Zealous advocacy or support of a particular cause: I arrived in a state of high evangelism
More example sentences
  • But advocates hope his evangelism for the initiatives will help them increase support from mainstream institutions.
  • This is why customer reviews work so well commercially: evangelism is the feel-good alternative to a fee.
  • What do these guys do that's so right that they're able to get this kind of customer evangelism going?

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