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Definition 1: a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where gospel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed

(gospel is a kind of ...) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

Definition 2: the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for gospel in the sense of this definition

(gospel is a kind of ...) writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity

(... is a kind of gospel ) the message of the Gospel of Christ

(... is an instance of gospel) one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount

(... is an instance of gospel) the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

(... is an instance of gospel) one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life

(... is an instance of gospel) the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament

(gospel is a part of ...) the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view

(... is part of gospel) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

Definition 3: the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for gospel in the sense of this definition

(gospel is a kind of ...) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

(... is a kind of gospel ) a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam

"Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden"

(... is a kind of gospel ) (Christianity) a formal creed summarizing Christian beliefs; first adopted in 325 and later expanded

(... is a kind of gospel ) (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ

(... is a kind of gospel ) (Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived

(... is a kind of gospel ) (Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity

(... is a kind of gospel ) a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

(... is a kind of gospel ) a Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence

(... is a kind of gospel ) the document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century)

(... is a kind of gospel ) (Christianity) the Christian doctrine that the body of Christ is actually present in the Eucharist

Definition 4: an unquestionable truth - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where gospel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his word was gospel

Synonyms for gospel in the sense of this definition

(gospel is a kind of ...) a true statement

"he told the truth" "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"

Definition 5: folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for gospel in the sense of this definition

(gospel is a kind of ...) the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community

(... is a kind of gospel ) a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup

(... is a kind of gospel ) a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

"soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"

(gospel belongs to category ...) singing without instrumental accompaniment

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