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Definition of "evangel" [e•van•gel]

  • The Christian gospel. (noun)
  • An evangelist. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "evangel" in a sentence
  • "It seems to me that certain evangel-nazi leaders want to spread their version of ‘christianity’ by controlling government executive functions, legislative actions and judicial interpretations."
  • "This closely corresponds to the Christian term, which, as derived from the Greek, reads "evangel" and in its Saxon equivalent "gospel" or "good tidings.""
  • "We need to be evangelicals in the sense of making the "evangel" the centre and boundary of our theology."