televangelism
noun see televangelist

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  • televangelism —    Televangelism refers to the use of television by many evangelists to spread their message and win supporters. It came into its own in the 1970s, and revolutionized religious broadcasting.    Prior to that time, with few exceptions, religious… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Televangelism — Televangelist Joel Osteen at Lakewood Church, a Houston, Texas megachurch Televangelism is the use of television to communicate the Christian faith. The word is a portmanteau of television and evangelism and was coined by …   Wikipedia

  • televangelism — See televangelist. * * * ➡ televangelist * * * Evangelism through religious programs on television. Such programs are usually hosted by a fundamentalist Protestant minister, who conducts services and often asks for donations. Billy Graham became… …   Universalium

  • televangelism — noun evangelism using telecommunications, especially radio and television See Also: televangelist …   Wiktionary

  • televangelism — tel·evangelism …   English syllables

  • televangelism —  Телеевангелизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • televangelism — /tɛləˈvændʒəlɪzəm / (say teluh vanjuhlizuhm) noun evangelism which uses television as a means of conveying a religious message. {blend of television and evangelism} –televangelist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • televangelism — noun evangelism at a distance by the use of television • Derivationally related forms: ↑televangelist • Hypernyms: ↑evangelism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Approaches to evangelism — Throughout history, Christians have utilized many different approaches to spread Christianity via the practice of Evangelism. Christianity began with only a few different evangelical approaches, but over the years, many different forms of… …   Wikipedia

  • religious broadcasting —    The beginning of religious broadcasting can be pinpointed to January 2, 1921, when the evening vesper services of the Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was aired on KDKA, the first radio station to receive a commercial… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

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