Christian beliefs and groups
The evangelical wing of Christianity
About the term "evangelical:"
The term "evangelical" has
a wide range of meanings
On this web site, we define it as: "the conservative wing of
Protestant Christianity, comprising many denominations and faith groups that tightly hold to historical
Protestant Christian creeds, beliefs and practices."
"Evangelical" is an umbrella term which Includes
Christian Identity, Fundamentalist,
Reconstructionist, some Baptist and many other groups of Christian denominations.
Some examples of evangelical denominations are:
Assemblies of God, Southern Baptists, Independent Baptists, Black
Protestants, African Methodist Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal Zion;
Church of Christ, Churches of God in Christ, Lutheran Church - Missouri
Synod, National Baptist Church, National Progressive Baptist Church,
Nondenominational, Pentecostal denominations, and the Presbyterian
Church in America. 1 Many theologians would
also include as evangelicals the conservative members and reform movements within such mainline denominations as the
Episcopal Church, USA, the Presbyterian Church (USA), and the
United Methodist Church.
In addition to the evangelical wing, most theologians
consider there to be two other main wings of Protestantism: the mainline and
Topics in this section that deal with the
evangelical wing of
Social concerns of particular interest to many evangelicals:
Copyright © 2003 to 2018 by Ontario Consultants on Religious
Originally written: 2003-APR-8
Latest update: 2018-OCT-17
Author: B.A. Robinson