Definition of christian. Meaning of christian. Synonyms of christian
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Definition of christian
ChristianChristian Chris"tian, a.
1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian
3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian
4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind;
kindly; gentle; beneficent.
The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson.
Christian Commission. See under Commission.
Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court.
Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth
of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk
(Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate
the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years
too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894.
Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from
the family name, or surname. ChristianChristian Chris"tian, n. [L. christianus, Gr. ?; cf. AS.
cristen. See Christ.]
1. One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe,
in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him;
especially, one whose inward and outward life is conformed
to the doctrines of Christ.
The disciples were called Christians first in
Antioch. --Acts xi. 26.
2. One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents,
and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an
(a) One of a Christian denomination which rejects human
creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names.
They are congregational in church government, and
baptize by immersion. They are also called Disciples
of Christ, and Campbellites.
(b) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of
open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only
authoritative rule of faith and practice.
Note: In this sense, often pronounced, but not by the members
of the sects, kr[=i]s"chan.
Meaning of christian from wikipedia
- a christian. (en-us-christian. ogg , pronunciation
is a person
, an abrahamic
, monotheistic religion based
- the only consistent force
in europe until
the age of enlightenment christian culture
was the predominant force
- contemporary christian music
(or ccm—and occasionally
'inspirational music') is a genre
of modern popular music which
is lyrically focused
- christian radio
is a category
of radio format
s that focus
on transmitting programming
with a christian message
- christian music
that has been written
to express either personal
or a communal belief regarding christian
life and faith.
rock is a form of rock music played
and bands whose members
and who often focus
metal, also known
as white metal
is a form of heavy metal music usually defined
by its message using
as well as the
- the catholic
church, also known
as the roman catholic
church, is the world's largest christian church
, with 1.2 billion members worldwide
- at capitol punishment
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for the world heavyweight championship
once again, however
- arab christians
(arabic : العرب المسيحيين al-'arab al-masihiyin) are ethnic arabs
of christian faith sometimes