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gos·pel·ler

also gos·pel·er  (gŏs′pə-lər)
n.
1. One who teaches or professes faith in a gospel.
2. One who reads or sings the Gospel as part of a church service.
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gospeller

(ˈɡɒspələ)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who reads or chants the Gospel in a religious service
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who professes to preach a gospel held exclusively by him or her and others of a like mind
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gospeller - a preacher of the Christian gospelgospeller - a preacher of the Christian gospel  
preacher, preacher man, sermoniser, sermonizer - someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
televangelist - an evangelist who conducts services on television
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References in classic literature ?
The man was a tall, lean, haggard personification of fanaticism, bearing on his breast this label,--A WANTON GOSPELLER,--which betokened that he had dared to give interpretations of Holy Writ unsanctioned by the infallible judgment of the civil and religious rulers.
It was the Wanton Gospeller. A sad and quiet smile flitted across the mild visage of Roger Williams.
Indeed, you could say the prosperity gospellers are the ones who mock the spiritual yearnings that were also part of the American dream with their materialistic reductionism and their sense that it is not enough to be working class, earning a living wage.
on his finger, something beloved of the hot gospellers waiting to ambush believers on TV's gospel channels.
The more he waved his hands about, the more I was distracted by the gold knuckleduster on his finger, something beloved of the hot gospellers waiting to ambush believers on TV's gospel channels.
Social gospellers formed the core of a liberalized Christianity which abandoned the 19th-century focus on individual salvation in favour of societal reform.
Daborne, as one interested in the matter, would faine perswade greater respect and submission to Ministers, which Laymen commonly set at naught; and no mervaile, whereas they, for the most part are idiots, and upstarts, which for thriving ill in some Mechanicall trade, or for shuning Iustice that pursueth them for their misdemeanour, or for scraping some hungry benefices, tume Ministers, yea, and are made Gospellers, or rather Gospel-spillers, having not asmuch as meane insight, in the seven liberall Artes, much lesse in Divinitie or Canon-law, yet they call themselves Reformers of Religion, when they should rather bee called Deformers, such is their loose-debauched life, wherewith they might sooner pervert a Christian and make him tume Atheist, then make an Atheist become Christian.
For Woodsworth and other Social Gospellers, it increasingly appeared, however, that churches could not alone reform society in the aftermath of World War I.
Reformers spoke of themselves as brethren, as gospellers or evangelicals, or simply as true Christians.
Woodsworth (1972 [1909], 1972 [1911]) and Salem Bland (1973 [1920]), social gospellers argued that the churches should worry less about saving souls for the hereafter and worry more about creating the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth in the here and now.
Religious idioms had nurtured the CCF's social gospellers but they rejected theological perplexities and Biblical literalism.
It would make sense to suppose that the North's most famous war song found continuing relevance as imperialists and social gospellers took up its stanzas to justify intervention at home and abroad.