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evangelical +‎ -ism


evangelicalism (countable and uncountable, plural evangelicalisms)

  1. (Christianity, historical) Lutheranism.
  2. (Christianity) Contemporary Protestant movement based on energetic proselytism and a renewed focus on the Bible and on the belief in its inerrancy
  3. (by extension, imprecise) Christian fundamentalism
  4. (by analogy, Islam) Islamic movements which are based on preaching and proselytism (dawah)
    • 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 []