Evangelist

Definitions of Evangelist
  1. noun
    (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
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    Saint John the Apostle
    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    Saint Luke
    (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel
    Saint Mark
    Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
    Saint Matthew the Apostle
    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
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    spiritual leader
    a leader in religious or sacred affairs
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