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Evangelicalism is a theological perspective in Protestant Christianity which identifies with the gospel. Historically, and in many parts of the world outside North America, it refers to the distinction between the Roman Catholic Church and movements following the tradition of the Protestant Reformation (referred to by Martin Luther as the evangelische kirche or evangelical church). Protestantism encompasses the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated with the doctrines of the Reformation. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is... Gospel, from the Old English good tidings is a calque of Greek () used in the New Testament (see Etymology below). ... Catholic Church redirects here. ... Reformation redirects here. ... Martin Luther (November 10, 1483 – February 18, 1546) was a German monk,[1] priest, professor, theologian, and church reformer. ...


Although evangelicalism has been defined in a number of ways,[1] most adherents consider belief in the need for personal conversion (or being "born again"), a high regard for Biblical authority, some expression of the "gospel", and its emphasis on the sacrifice of Christ on the cross key characteristics.[2] This article focuses on evangelicalism in this contemporary sense. In Christianity, the term born again or regenerated is synonymous with spiritual rebirth—salvation. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Resurrection—Tischbein, 1778. ...

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The term "evangelical," in a lexical but less commonly used sense, refers to anything implied in the belief that Jesus is the Messiah. The word comes from the Greek word for "Gospel" or "good news": ευαγγελιον evangelion, from eu- "good" and angelion "message." In that strictest sense, to be evangelical would mean to be merely Christian, that is, founded upon, motivated by, acting in agreement with, spreading the "good news" message of the New Testament. Look up Evangelical in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about Jesus of Nazareth. ... Gospel, from the Old English good tidings is a calque of Greek () used in the New Testament (see Etymology below). ... This article is about the Christian scriptures. ...


The term is also used by a couple of Protestant mainstream churches like the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Other examples for this usage can be found in Canada (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada), Germany (Evangelical Church in Germany), and several other countries. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) (French: Eglise Evangelique Lutherienne au Canada) is Canadas largest Lutheran denomination, with 182,077 baptized members in 624 congregations. ... Evangelical Church in Germany (German Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, abbreviated as EKD) is a federation of 23 regional Lutheran, Reformed and United Protestant churches[1]. In fact only one member church (the Protestant Reformed Church) is not restricted to a certain territory. ...


In North American usage the term "evangelicals" is often used to distinguish its (conservative) adherents from liberal (or "progressive") Christianity. It is also used to distinguish "evangelicals" from the "fundamentalist" movement. It has been described as "the third of the leading strands in American Protestantism, straddl[ing] the divide between fundamentalists and liberals."[3] Look up Evangelical in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      Liberal Christianity, sometimes called... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... The Washington National Cathedral, located in the capital of the U.S., is one of the largest churches in the country. ... Fundamentalist Christianity, or Christian fundamentalism, is a movement that arose mainly within British and American Protestantism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by conservative evangelical Christians, who, in a reaction to modernism, actively affirmed a fundamental set of Christian beliefs: the inerrancy of the Bible, Sola Scriptura, the...


Historically, Evangelical Christians in the United States were prominently active in political movements which are now popularly considered to be important social advancements, such as Women's Rights and Suffrage, and Abolitionism. This article is about the abolition of slavery. ...


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Chinese evangelic church in Madrid, Spain, a traditionally Catholic nation.
Chinese evangelic church in Madrid, Spain, a traditionally Catholic nation.

Especially toward the end of the 20th century some have tended to confuse evangelicals and fundamentalists, but they are not the same; the labels represent very distinct differences of approach which both groups are diligent to maintain. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      The Christian... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (480 × 640 pixel, file size: 68 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Local evangélico en vallekas, cerca de la Parroquia de la Peña, en una zona activa de tiendas de alimentación, de 20 duros... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (480 × 640 pixel, file size: 68 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Local evangélico en vallekas, cerca de la Parroquia de la Peña, en una zona activa de tiendas de alimentación, de 20 duros... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... Fundamentalist Christianity is a fundamentalist movement, especially within American Protestantism. ...


In North America, evangelicals tend to be socially conservative. For instance, based on their view that marriage is defined as only between a man and a woman, they oppose laws granting the ability for gay and lesbian Americans to marry. Also, based on their view that the life of a human embryo takes precedence over an individual's right to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, they generally oppose laws protecting abortion on demand. (See below for more details) North American redirects here. ... One of four newly wedded same-sex couples in a public wedding at Taiwan Pride 2006. ... Governments sometimes take measures designed to afford legal protection of access to abortion. ...


Evangelical left

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Typically, members of the evangelical left affirm the primary tenets of evangelical theology, such as the doctrines of Incarnation, atonement, and resurrection, and also see the Bible as a primary authority for the Church. Unlike many evangelicals, however, the evangelical left are often opposed to capital punishment and supportive of gun control. In many cases, they are pacifist (or pacifist-oriented) or support laws protecting abortion on demand. Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      Evangelical left is a term used... Theology finds its scholars pursuing the understanding of and providing reasoned discourse of religion, spirituality and God or the gods. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Look up incarnation, incarnate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Atonement (disambiguation). ... Look up Resurrection in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Bible (disambiguation). ... This article is about authority as a concept. ... For the architectural structure, see Church (building). ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Gun politics. ... Pacifist may mean: an advocate of pacifism. ... Governments sometimes take measures designed to afford legal protection of access to abortion. ...


Evangelicals of both the right and left often utilize modern Biblical criticism. This article is about the academic treatment of the bible as a historical document. ...


Post-evangelicalism

British author Dave Tomlinson characterizes post-evangelicalism as a movement various trends of dissatisfaction among evangelicals. The term is used by others with comparable intent, often to distinguish evangelicals in the so-called emerging church movement from ex-evangelicals and anti-evangelicals. Tomlinson argues that "linguistically, the distinction [between evangelical and post-evangelical] is similar to the one that sociologists make between the modern and postmodern eras."[4] The emerging church conversation” is a controversial[1] 21st century Christian movement whose participants seek to engage postmodern people, especially the unchurched and post-churched. ... Postmodernism is a term applied to a wide-ranging set of developments in critical theory, philosophy, architecture, art, literature, and culture, which are generally characterized as either emerging from, in reaction to, or superseding, modernism. ...


Contemporary demographics

On a worldwide scale evangelical churches (together with Pentecostals) claim to be the most rapidly growing Christian churches. The two often overlap, in a movement sometimes called Transformationalism.[citation needed] Growth in Africa is rapid, and because it is not dependent on European and North American evangelical sources allowing greater diversity. An example of this can be seen in the African Independent Churches. The World Evangelical Alliance is "a network of churches in 127 nations that have each formed an evangelical alliance and over 100 international organizations joining together to give a worldwide identity, voice and platform to more than 420 million evangelical Christians" [5]. The Alliance (WEA) was formed in 1951 by Evangelicals from 21 countries. It has worked to support its members to work together globally. Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Relation to other religions Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Athanasius · Augustine · Constantine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas Calvin · Luther · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Pentecostal... There are several different religions claimed to be the “fastest growing religion”. Such claims vary due to different definitions of “fastest growing”, and whether the claim is worldwide or regional. ... Transformationalism, or Transformational Christianity, represents a fusion of evangelicalism, Pentecostalism, and ecumenicalism that started becoming prominent in the early 21st century. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... List of Christian denominations (or Denominations self-identified as Christian) ordered by historical and doctrinal relationships. ... The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is an organization based in Vancouver, Canada, which serves as a network for evangelical organizations and denominations around the world. ...


Evangelical associations around the world

The Diocese of Sydney in the Anglican Church of Australia is unusual in Western Anglicanism in that the majority of the diocese is Evangelical and low church in nature, and committed to Reformed and Calvinist theology. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... Evangelical or Evangelicalism means of the gospel and three churches on the Central Coast are called evangelical because of their desire to be based on the Bible as the authority to which they work out how they know God. ... The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) is a national parachurch association of over 140 affiliated church denominations, ministry organizations, educational institutions, and 1,000 local church congregations. ... The Church of Ireland (Irish: ) is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion, operating seamlessly across the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ... The Evangelical Alliance is a London-based charitable organization founded in 1846 with a claimed representation of over 1,000,000 evangelical Christians in the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (FIEC) is an organisation linking independent, evangelical churches in the United Kingdom. ... Reform is an evangelical organisation within Anglicanism, active in the Church of England and the Church of Ireland. ... The Church of England is the officially established Christian church[3] in England, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the oldest among the communions thirty-eight independent national churches. ... The Church of England is the officially established Christian church[3] in England, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the oldest among the communions thirty-eight independent national churches. ... The Faith Mission is a protestant evangelical Christian organization founded in Scotland in 1886 by John George Govan. ... John George Govan (1861-1927) was a Scottish businessman and evangelist who founded the Faith Mission. ... Image:Emw confrence. ...

Evangelicalism in the United States

The 2004 survey of Religion and politics in the United States[6] identified the Evangelical percentage of the population at 26.3%; while Catholics are 22% and Mainline Protestants make up 16%. In the 2007 Statistical Abstract of the United States, the figures for these same groups are 28.6% (Evangelical), 24.5% (Catholics), and 13.9% (Mainline Protestant.) The latter figures are based on a 2001 study of the self-described religious identification of the adult population for 1990 and 2001 from the Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York. [7] This article covers various areas of the interaction between religion and politics. ... In the United States, the mainline (also sometimes called mainstream) or mainline Protestant denominations are those Protestant denominations with a mix of moderate and liberal theologies. ... The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a publication of the United States government, specifically the United States Census Bureau. ... The Graduate School and University Center of The City University of New York (known more commonly as the CUNY Graduate Center or the GC) is the sole doctorate-granting institution of the City University of New York. ... The City University of New York (CUNY; acronym: IPA pronunciation: ), is the public university system of New York City. ...


The National Association of Evangelicals is a U.S. agency which coordinates cooperative ministry for its member denominations. The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) is an agency dedicated to coordinating cooperative ministry for evangelical denominations of Christians in the United States. ...


Evangelical politics in the United States

Evangelical influence was also evident in past movements which are now unpopular, such as prohibition[8]. Fundamentalist Christianity, or Christian fundamentalism, is a movement that arose mainly within British and American Protestantism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by conservative evangelical Christians, who, in a reaction to modernism, actively affirmed a fundamental set of Christian beliefs: the inerrancy of the Bible, Sola Scriptura, the... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      The Christian... The term Prohibition, also known as A Dry Law, refers to a law in a certain country by which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal. ...


Roe v Wade, the Supreme Court decision rendered in 1973 preventing states from making laws that prohibit abortion, is the most prominent landmark of a new era of conservative evangelical political action, unprecedented in its intensity and coordination. It was not until 1980 that the evangelical movement came to oppose abortion.[9][10] Holding Texas laws criminalizing abortion violated womens Fourteenth Amendment right to choose whether to continue a pregnancy. ... The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS[1]) is the highest judicial body in the United States and leads the federal judiciary. ...


Before 1980, the Southern Baptist Convention advocated for abortion rights.[11] During the 1971 and 1974 Southern Baptist Conventions, Southern Baptists were called upon "to work for legislation that will allow the possibility of abortion under such conditions as rape, incest, clear evidence of severe fetal deformity, and carefully ascertained evidence of the likelihood of damage to the emotional, mental, and physical health of the mother."[12] W. Barry Garrett wrote in the Baptist Press, "Religious liberty, human equality and justice are advanced by the [Roe v. Wade] Supreme Court Decision."[12] The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based Christian denomination that consists of numerous agencies including six seminaries, two mission boards and a variety of other organizations such as: the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, which can act for the SBC ad interim between annual meetings... Issues of discussion Pro-choice describes the political and ethical view that a woman should have complete control over her fertility and pregnancy. ... Baptist Press (BP) is a religious news service based at the headquarters of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. ...


In the U.S. the Religious Right is especially influential in the Republican Party. George W. Bush, elected president of the U.S. in 2000, is a self-identified born-again Christian who received strong support from evangelical voters.[citation needed] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... GOP redirects here. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the forty-third and current President of the United States of America, originally inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ...


The mass-appeal of the Christian right in the so-called red states, and its success in rallying resistance to certain social agendas, is sometimes alleged as an attempt to impose theocracy on an otherwise secular society.[13] There are indications that the belief is widespread among conservative evangelicals in the USA that Christianity should enjoy a privileged place in American public life according its importance in American life and history.[14] Accordingly, those evangelicals often strenuously oppose the expression of other faiths in schools or in the course of civic functions. For example, when Venkatachalapathi Samuldrala became the first Hindu priest to offer an invocation before Congress in 2000, the September 21 edition of the online publication operated by the Family Research Council, Culture Facts, raised objection: ... Forms of government Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      For the metal band, refer to Theocracy (band). ... This article concerns secularity, that is, being secular, in various senses. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Family Research Council (FRC) is a Christian conservative non-profit lobbying organization, formed in the United States by James Dobson in 1981 and incorporated 1983. ...

While it is true that the United States of America was founded on the sacred principle of religious freedom for all, that liberty was never intended to exalt other religions to the level that Christianity holds in our country's heritage. The USA's founders expected that Christianity--and no other religion--would receive support from the government as long as that support did not violate peoples' consciences and their right to worship. They would have found utterly incredible the idea that all religions, including paganism, be treated with equal deference.

However, the Christian Right is not made completely (or even a majority) of Evangelical Christians. According to an article in the November 11, 2004 issue of The Economist, entitled "The Triumph of the Religious Right", "The implication of these findings is that Mr. Bush's moral majority is not, as is often thought, composed of a bunch of right-wing evangelical Christians. Rather, it consists of traditionalist and observant church-goers of every kind: Catholic and mainline Protestant, as well as evangelicals, Mormons, and Sign Followers. Meanwhile, modernist evangelicals tend to be Democratic." Although evangelicals are currently seen as being on the Christian Right in the United States, there are those in the center as well. In other countries there is no particular political stance associated with evangelicals. Many evangelicals have little practical interest in politics. is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Economist is an English-language weekly news and international affairs publication owned by The Economist Newspaper Ltd and edited in London. ... The Church of God with Signs Following is the name applied to Pentecostal holiness churches that engage in the practice of snake handling and drinking poison in their religious worship services, based on Mark 16:17-18. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      The Christian...


According to recent reports in the New York Times, some evangelicals have sought to expand their movement's social agenda to include poverty, combating AIDS in the Third World, and protecting the environment.[15]


References

  1. ^ Robinson, B.A. (2003). Definition of the term Evangelical within North American Christianity. Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. Retrieved on 2008-03-27.
  2. ^ Eskridge, Larry (1995). Defining Evangelicalism. Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals. Retrieved on 2008-03-04.
  3. ^ God's Country?. Foreign Affairs. Council on Foreign Relations (2006). Retrieved on 2008-03-27.
  4. ^ Tomlinson, Dave (2007). The Post-Evangelical, 28. ISBN 0310253853. 
  5. ^ History. World Evangelical Alliance (2006). Retrieved on 2007-05-24.
  6. ^ Green, John C.. The American Religious Landscape and Political Attitudes: A Baseline for 2004.
  7. ^ Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer, Ariela Keysar (2001). American Religious Identification Survey. City University of New York.; Graduate School and University Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-04.
  8. ^ Jason S. Lantzer. From Temperance to Prohibition.
  9. ^ NPR.org "Church Meets State in the Oval Office" on Fresh Air
  10. ^ NPR.org "Charismatic Movement"
  11. ^ Balmer, Randall Herbert (2007). Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens America. Basic Books, 15. ISBN 0465005195. 
  12. ^ a b Balmer, Randall Herbert (2007). Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens America. Basic Books, 12. ISBN 0465005195. 
  13. ^ New York Times Review of Books 'American Theocracy,' by Kevin Phillips
  14. ^ Fresh Air A Political Warning Shot: 'American Theocracy'
  15. ^ The Evangelical Crackup, cited from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/28/magazine/28Evangelicals-t.html?_r=2&hp&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
  • Freston, Paul (2004). Evangelicals and Politics in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 052160429X. 

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The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) is an agency dedicated to coordinating cooperative ministry for evangelical denominations of Christians in the United States. ... Bible believer (also Bible-believer, Bible-believing Christian, Bible-believing Church) is a self-description by conservative Christians to differentiate their teachings from those who see tradition as a source of authority. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Green Christianity refers to a diverse group of Christians who emphasize the biblical basis for protecting and celebrating the environment. ... New Monasticism, or Neomonasticism, is a modern day iteration of a long tradition of Christian monasticism which has recently developed within certain communities associated with Protestant Evangelicalism. ... The terms catholic evangelical and evangelical catholic combine two descriptive words that often seem contradictory to post-Reformational ears. ...

Contrasting movements

Look up fundamentalism in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The terms Anglo-Catholic and Anglo-Catholicism describe people, groups, ideas, customs and practices within Anglicanism that emphasise continuity with Catholic tradition. ... Within Lutheranism, the term high church is sometimes used to describe those traditions and congregations that distinguish more strongly between formal religious phenomena — holy or sacred roles, facilities, ideas, institutions and accoutrements — and their everyday counterparts. ... High Church relates to ecclesiology and liturgy in Christian theology and practice. ... Neo-orthodoxy is an approach to theology that was developed in the aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918). ... In general, the term, Ritualism can be used to describe an outlook which places a great (or even exaggerated) emphasis on ritual. ... The Oxford Movement was a loose affiliation of High Church Anglicans, most of them members of the University of Oxford, who sought to demonstrate that the Church of England was a direct descendant of the Christian church established by the Apostles. ... Broad church is a term referring to latitudinarian churches in the Church of England. ...

Publications

Christianity Today is an Evangelical Christian periodical based in Carol Stream, Illinois. ... The Christian Post is a pan-denominational, Evangelical-leaning Christian newspaper based in Washington, D.C.. It is an operating division of The Christian Post Company - a multimedia firm whose principal member productions include digital publications ( www. ... Sojourners Magazine, a bimonthly publication of Sojourners Fellowship, was first published in 1971 under the original title of The Post-American. ...

Historical figures, scholars, authors, educators, and leaders

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Seminaries and theological colleges

Main article: List of evangelical seminaries and theological colleges

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