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Gospel

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A panacea; a scheme to bring about some promised reform; a beau ideal. Of course the theological word is the Anglo-Saxon godspell, i.e. God and spel (a story), a translation of the Greek evangelion, the good story.

“Mr. Carnegie’s gospel is the very thing for the transition period from social heathendom to social Christianity.”—Nineteenth Century (March, 1891. p. 380).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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