Evangelical

Sophia Cooper

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Evangelicalism is a conservative branch from Christianity. The word "evangelical" comes from the Greek word, meaning good news or gospel. Evangelical's believe in the "born-again" experience. They must express their love for God through missionary work and have a high regard for the Bible. One of the most important things to Evangelical's is that Jesus Christ died on the cross to relive people of their sins. There is 4.1% people in the world population that identify as Evangelical.

Evangelical Founders- George Whitefield, John Wesley, and Johnathon Edwards

The three key founder of the Evangelical religion is Johnathon Edwards, George Whitefield, and John Wesley. They were all important in the rise of Baptists and Methodists too. By the 1820/s , evangelicalism was becoming one of the most popular expression of Christianity in the United States. Though Evangelical found it's importance in the 18th and 19th century.

Holidays

Eskridge, Larry. "Defining Evangelicalism." Defining Evangelicalism. Wheaton College, n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

"Library." When and Where Did Evangelicalism Begin? Patheos, n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

Schumacher, Traci. "5 Beliefs That Set Evangelicals Apart From Other Christians." Newsmax. NewsmaxMedia, 02 Apr. 2015. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

What sets it apart from other Christanity beliefs

1.They believe in the "born again" or being "saved" by Jesus Christ

2.The Bible is the final word for all faith

3.People can do nothing to earn their way into heaven, they just have to good work to show how grateful they are for Jesus dying for their sins

Bibliography

Evangilicals celebrate Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, Ascension, and Pentecost. Ascension, also known as Holy Thursday, is a feast celebrated on the 14th day of Easter. Pentecost is celebrated fifty days after Easter Sunday, it is sometimes described as the "birthday of the church"
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