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prosperity gospel
 n.— «Most practice what is known as the “prosperity gospel,” promoting the idea that God will grant financial wealth to faithful followers. Grassley said some of the ministries have complained that their freedom of religion is being violated, and that the Internal Revenue Service is their only authority.» —“Grassley’s tax probe draws wrath of televangelists” by Jane Norman Des Moines Register (Iowa) Feb. 16, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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