inner mission


noun

a movement, originating in the early 19th century within the evangelical churches of Germany and later spreading through Europe and America, that ministered chiefly to the material and spiritual needs of the poor and of social outcasts.

Nearby words

  1. inner ear,
  2. inner hebrides,
  3. inner jib,
  4. inner light,
  5. inner man,
  6. inner mongolia,
  7. inner planet,
  8. inner product,
  9. inner sanctum,
  10. inner space

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