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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
may also refer
(given name) Christian
of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1581–1655) 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
(or Christianisation) is the conversion
or the conversion
of entire groups
at once. Various
- the life and teachings
of Nazareth. Its adherents, known
is the Christ, whose coming
as the messiah
is a Western Christian tradition which
from the practices, liturgy, and identity
of the Church
of England following
- A Christian denomination
is a distinct religious
such as a name, organization, leadership
- The Christian
Post is an American
nondenominational, Evangelical Christian
in Washington, D.C., it was founded
Church, also known
as the Roman Catholic
Church, is the largest Christian
church, with approximately
1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide
- Christian democracy
is a political ideology
in 19th-century Europe under
of Catholic social
teaching. Christian democratic
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