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Revivalist   /rivˈaɪvəlɪst/   Listen

A preacher of the Christian gospel.  Synonyms: evangelist, gospeler, gospeller.

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"Revivalist" Quotes from Famous Books

... on this latter basis that he secured a prize, in the person of the Reverend George Bland, ex-revivalist, ex-author of pious stories for the young, skilled dealer in truisms, in wordy platitudes couched largely in plagiarized language from the poets and essayists, in all the pseudo-religious slickeries wherewith men's souls are so easily lulled into self-satisfaction. ...
— Success - A Novel • Samuel Hopkins Adams

... American girls supposed to be so commercially case-hardened that their artistic sensibilities have been destroyed. A notorious American "revivalist" some years ago returned from a much-advertised trip to England and told his American congregations of the sinfulness which he had seen in the Old World. Among other things he had seen, so he said, more tipsy men and women in ...
— The Twentieth Century American - Being a Comparative Study of the Peoples of the Two Great - Anglo-Saxon Nations • H. Perry Robinson

Words linked to "Revivalist" :   Billy Graham, evangelist, gospeller, moody, Aimee Semple McPherson, preacher, graham, William Franklin Graham, preacher man, Roberts, Oral Roberts, gospeler, Billy Sunday, sermoniser, sermonizer, revivalism, Dwight Lyman Moody, televangelist, William Ashley Sunday, McPherson, Sunday

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