Definition of televangelical in English:


(also tele-evangelical)


North American

See televangelist

  • ‘He said this tele-evangelical proclamation of the ‘good news’, centred on the individual is gradually eating away the fabric of Catholic life.’
  • ‘These churches engage in multiple business ventures from tele-evangelical services to lucrative music businesses and have slick websites offering ‘online shopping’.’
  • ‘Before any session, a remote controlled tele-evangelical advisor, in a video confession meeting, advises him on every matter and on every move.’
  • ‘But outside of the televangelical context, Christian music, videos, films, and magazines are not uniformly designed to convert consumers.’
  • ‘There are no easy ways to screen fake from genuine pastoral care or to distinguish the spiritual agency from the business-oriented, televangelical station.’