EVANSCHULTZICAL

EVANSCHULTZICAL [ee-van-shultz’-i-kuhl,

[evangelical: 1525–35;  < Late Latin evangelicus  (< Late Greek euangelikós; see evangel1 , -ic) + -al1] [Schultz: Oberfeldwebel (Master Sergeant) Hans Georg Schultz, serial number 23781 (John Banner) is Klink's bumbling, highly unmilitary 300-pound Sergeant of the Guard. Schultz is a basically good-hearted man who, when confronted by evidence of the prisoners' covert activities, will simply look the other way, repeating "I hear nothing, I see nothing, I know nothing!" (or, more commonly as the series went on, simply "I see nothing–NOTHING!") to avoid being blamed for allowing things to have gotten as far as they already had—which might see him given a one-way trip to the Eastern Front. This eventually became a catchphrase of the series. (Online source)]

  1. An evangelical, most likely a leader, who, when confronted by obvious heresy, hears nothing, sees nothing and knows nothing.
  2. A self-professing evangelical, most likely a leader, who does everything to avoid open and forthright acknowledgement of heresy or sinful conduct, especially in regards to both his own involvement and that of his associates or peers.
  3. An evangelical leader who, when faced with the very blatant heresies or obvious (even public) unchristian conduct of his associates, does not discuss nor address this topic, nor does he confront the perpetrator, but rather flees the scene, hides, obfuscates, ignores, camouflages, denies, rearranges, sidetracks, beats around the bush, diverts, or otherwise avoids acknowledging the evidence.
  4. A prevaricating evangelical, most likely a leader, who denies his own complicity in noteworthy acts of compromising or selling out the faith.
  5. An evangelical leader who looks the other way, to avoid being blamed for allowing things to have gotten as far as they have in the degradation of the Gospel message and state of the modern church.
  6. An evangelical leader who actively or passively seeks to avoid the controversy that can be associated with openly confronting sin, error, heresy, etc. in others, thereby disobeying Scriptures such as 2Tim 4:2, Titus 1:9, 13, 2:15; Jude 1:3.

Related Words:

Evangelephant

Evangostrich

Evangelocham

Adapted from http://www.dictionary.com/

See also:

MYSTICA SCRIPTURA

METAPHORA SCRIPTURA

INCLUSIVA SCRIPTURA