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evangelist
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a Christian who tries to convince others to become Christian — especially on television, radio, or in large gatherings

or when qualified (such as "an ecosystem evangelist"):  anyone who tires to convince others of something
  • SOON THERE'LL BE AN EVANGELIST IN THE WHITE HOUSE; SOON THERE'LL BE A CARDINAL ON THE SUPREME COURT.
    p. 613.3
  • And how about these evangelical types, performing miracles for money?
    p. 329.1
  • Oh, there's big bucks in interpreting the gospel for idiots—or in having idiots interpret the gospel for you—and some of these evangelists are even hypocritical enough to indulge in sexual activity that would embarrass former senator Hart.
    p. 329.1
  • Perhaps poor Gary Hart missed his true calling, or are they all the same—these presidential candidates and evangelicals who are caught with their pants down?
    p. 329.2
  • I doubt that Owen ever would have become "sophisticated" enough to make that separation—not even today, when it seems that the only people who are adamant in their claim that public and private morality are inseparable are those creep-evangelists who profess to "know" that God prefers capitalists to communists, and nuclear power to long hair.
    p. 375.8
  • I'm not a proselytizer, I'm no evangelist.
    p. 527.1
  • Of course they had made up their own "religion"; they were monsters of superstition, they were dupes of the kind of hocus-pocus that the television evangelists call "miracles."
    p. 546.7
  • He turned on the TV, keeping the volume off; when I woke up, much later, he was still writing in the diary and watching one of those television evangelists— without the sound.
    p. 612.8
  • WHAT'S WRONG WITH HIM IS NOT UNLIKE WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE TV EVANGELIST—OUR FUTURE PRESIDENT.
    p. 614.0

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