Difference between revisions of "Evangelical Christians"

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Some general characteristics of evangelical Christians include:
 
Some general characteristics of evangelical Christians include:
  
* superior knowledge of the [[Bible]]
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* superior knowledge of the [[Bible]]{{fact}}
 
* emphasis on salvation by [[faith]] alone
 
* emphasis on salvation by [[faith]] alone
 
* [[baptism]] as a recognition rather than a requirement for salvation
 
* [[baptism]] as a recognition rather than a requirement for salvation
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* belief in the traditional family
 
* belief in the traditional family
 
* support of some or all forms of [[free enterprise]]
 
* support of some or all forms of [[free enterprise]]
* support for [[democracy]] and the mission of bringing democracy to others
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* support for [[democracy]] and the mission of bringing democracy to others{{fact}}
 
* emphasize humility, as in [[Isaac Newton]]'s attitude towards science<ref>"I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." [http://www.bartleby.com/100/195.1.html]</ref>
 
* emphasize humility, as in [[Isaac Newton]]'s attitude towards science<ref>"I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." [http://www.bartleby.com/100/195.1.html]</ref>
  

Revision as of 14:05, 6 January 2008

Evangelical Christians are those who accept the authority of the Bible and who spread the joy and faith of Christianity to others.

Some general characteristics of evangelical Christians include:

Evangelical Christians tend to be patriotic and politically conservative.

References

  1. "I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." [1]

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