[n] a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance; "Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed"
[n] four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
[n] an unquestionable truth; "his word was gospel"
[n] the body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
[n] a genre of a capella 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)