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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
- Christian usually refers
to Christianity Anything pertaining
to Christianity Christian
(/ˈkrɪstʃən, -tiən/ (listen)) are people
to Christianity, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based
on the life and teachings...
- Gr**** Septuagint
and the Christian
Old Testament. The Christian
is a collection
by early Christians
to be mostly
- the life and teachings
of Nazareth. Its adherents, known
is the Christ, whose coming
as the messiah
(/ˈmɑːteɪ pəˈlɪsɪk/; Croatian: Pulišić, pronounced [krǐstijan mǎːte pǔliʃitɕ]; born September
18, 1998) is an American
- Christian Charles Philip
Bale (born 30 January
1974) is an English actor
who is known
for his intense method acting
style, often transforming
- The history
of Christianity concerns
religion, Christendom, and the Church
with its various
denominations, from the 1st century
to the present...
is a Western Christian tradition
that has developed
from the practices, liturgy, and identity
of the Church
of England following
- Church, sometimes referred
to as the Roman Catholic
Church, is the largest Christian
church, with approximately
1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide
- Christian terrorism comprises terrorist
who profess Christian motivations
or goals. Christian
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