Origin of evangelism
Examples from the Web for evangelism
Moreover, said Cizik, “there are serious spiritual consequences of denialism—it discredits the whole enterprise” of evangelism.
And the evangelism so important to the Christian enterprise will be hindered.Love Trumped Rules for Fired Methodist Rev. Frank Schaefer|Gene Robinson|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or, to put it in language that might resonate even more with the base: the essence of evangelism is winning converts.Memo to the GOP: It’s Time to Listen to Your Elders|John Avlon|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every door seemed wide open before us, and the time ripe for a specially aggressive campaign of evangelism for the heathen.How I Know God Answers Prayer|Rosalind Goforth
He has a contempt for all strong feeling, all sentiment, all evangelism.The Three Devils: Luther's, Milton's, and Goethe's|David Masson
He left the church of his fathers and devoted his distinguished gifts to the work of evangelism.A Handful of Stars|Frank W. Boreham
But their method of evangelism had been of the Methodist type.
They had zeal for evangelism, but they still had much to learn about its method.
1620s, from evangel + -ism, or else from Medieval Latin evangelismus "a spreading of the Gospel," from Late Latin evangelium "good news, gospel," from Greek euangelion (see evangelist). In reference to evangelical Protestantism, from 1812.