Study Guide For World History Part 2 - College Park, Md. – Today, the University of Maryland launched a brand-new multimedia news and information portal, UMD Right Now, which provides members of the media and the public with real-time information on the university and its extended community. UMD Right Now replaces Newsdesk, which previously served as the university’s news hub and central resource for members of the media.. Overview. Evangelicalism, or the Evangelical Movement, represents a potent force in modern “Christendom”. A full third of those who would profess Christ in the world fall under the Evangelical umbrella, and most such persons live outside of North America and Europe 1.As described below, it is often difficult to pin down a specific definition of evangelicalism, but in general.