18 Facts About Evangelical Protestants


Evangelical Protestants churches have been involved in the establishment of elementary and secondary schools.

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Term "Open Evangelical Protestants" refers to a particular Christian school of thought or churchmanship, primarily in Great Britain .

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Evangelical Protestants revivalism imbued ordinary men and women with a confidence and enthusiasm for sharing the gospel and converting others outside of the control of established churches, a key discontinuity with the Protestantism of the previous era.

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Evangelical Protestants described receiving assurance of God's grace after a period of fasting, self-examination, and despair over his sins.

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Evangelical Protestants preachers emphasized personal salvation and piety more than ritual and tradition.

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Evangelical Protestants clergy networked together through societies such as the Eclectic Society in London and the Elland Society in Yorkshire.

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In Nigeria the Evangelical Protestants Church Winning All is the largest church organization with five thousand congregations and over three million members.

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In Kenya, mainstream Evangelical Protestants denominations have taken the lead in promoting political activism and backers, with the smaller Evangelical Protestants sects of less importance.

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Daniel arap Moi was president 1978 to 2002 and claimed to be an Evangelical Protestants; he proved intolerant of dissent or pluralism or decentralization of power.

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Many Evangelical Protestants came from a large German immigrant community, but they were seldom engaged in proselytism and grew mostly by natural increase.

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Evangelical Protestants were largely from a working-class, but their religious networks help speed their upward social mobility.

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Evangelical Protestants accounted for fewer than 5 percent of the population until the 1960s, but grew exponentially by proselytizing and by 2000 made up over 15 percent of Brazilians affiliated with a church.

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The rich and the poor remained traditional Catholics, while most Evangelical Protestants were in the new lower-middle class–known as the "C class" .

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Evangelical Protestants remained a small portion of the population until the late-twentieth century, when various Protestant groups experienced a demographic boom that coincided with the increasing violence of the Guatemalan Civil War.

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Evangelical Protestants escalated the war against leftist guerrilla insurgents as a holy war against atheistic "forces of evil".

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The Evangelical Protestants Alliance, formed in 1846, was the first ecumenical evangelical body in the world and works to unite evangelicals, helping them listen to, and be heard by, the government, media and society.

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Recurrent themes within American Evangelical Protestants discourse include abortion, evolution denial, secularism, and the notion of the United States as a Christian nation.

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Particularly controversial doctrine within the Evangelical Protestants Churches is that of prosperity theology, which spread in the 1970s and 1980s in the United States, mainly through Pentecostal and charismatic televangelists.

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