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  • n. Plural form of evangel.

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Examples

  • All this shows only what Saint Francis was not; to understand what he was and how he goes with Saint Bernard and Saint Victor through the religious idyll of Transition architecture, one must wander about Assisi with the "Floretum" or "Fioretti" in one's hand; -- the legends which are the gospel of Francis as the evangels are the gospel of Christ, who was reincarnated in Assisi.

    Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

  • Even among the evangels there is much rethinking going on behind closed doors.

    Blue Dog Dems Rebel Against Pelosi's Pick For Intel Chair; Urge Harman Instead

  • Meanwhile, evangels of the religious right scorn her as a Mary Magdalene, while pundits in the secular press ridicule her spirituality as flaky New Age blather.

    Soulful Matters

  • Anything goes, and though the evangels of multimedia see this as liberation from the bonds of burnt-out tradition, it may be artistic entropy, the coming of a new chaos that's a parody of democracy.

    Computers And Creativity

  • Jesus was countercultural in his treatment of women, else he wouldn't have allowed women to be the first evangels of the good news of his resurrection, perhaps the first instance of women preaching in church history.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Should Women Be Pastors? - June 14, 2000

  • Laughter is religion and hope; and the apostles of good nature, who see the bright side of life, the queer and funny things among men, the clowns in Vanity Fair, as well as the deep and terrible pathos of life, are missionaries of comfort and evangels of good health.

    The California Birthday Book

  • Here is this man -- the Chinaman -- on our coast, for whom we are doing exactly the same work that this Society has been urging us to do for the black race, in raising up preachers amongst them to go back to the homes in their own country and there become the proper evangels to their own people.

    The American Missionary — Volume 43, No. 07, July, 1889

  • "If we take our miseries to God, He can turn them into blessed evangels,"

    Medoline Selwyn's Work

  • From afar came the sound of voices -- of street evangels singing hymns on a corner.

    Erik Dorn

  • I should expect strong and jubilant evangels, proclaiming the capacity of frail and fragile man to become the loyal and bosom friend of God Almighty.

    The Epistles of St. Peter

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