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Definition of Christianity

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Antichristianity
Antichristianism An`ti*chris"tian*ism, Antichristianity An`ti*chris*tian"i*ty, n. Opposition or contrariety to the Christian religion.
Muscular CHristianity
Muscular Mus"cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See Muscle.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. Great muscular strength, accompanied by much awkwardness. --Macaulay. 2. Performed by, or dependent on, a muscle or the muscles. ``The muscular motion.' --Arbuthnot. 3. Well furnished with muscles; having well-developed muscles; brawny; hence, strong; powerful; vigorous; as, a muscular body or arm. Muscular Christian, one who believes in a part of religious duty to maintain a healthful and vigorous physical state. --T. Hughes. Muscular CHristianity. (a) The practice and opinion of those Christians who believe that it is a part of religious duty to maintain a vigorous condition of the body, and who therefore approve of athletic sports and exercises as conductive to good health, good morals, and right feelings in religious matters. --T. Hughes. (b) An active, robust, and cheerful Christian life, as opposed to a meditative and gloomy one. --C. Kingsley. Muscular excitability (Physiol.), that property in virtue of which a muscle shortens, when it is stimulated; irritability. Muscular sense (Physiol.), muscular sensibility; the sense by which we obtain knowledge of the condition of our muscles and to what extent they are contracted, also of the position of the various parts of our bodies and the resistance offering by external objects.
Neo-Christianity
Neo-Christianity Ne`o-Chris*tian"i*ty (? or ?), n. [Neo- + Christianity.] Rationalism.

Meaning of Christianity from wikipedia

- Christianity is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. It is the world's largest religion, with about...
- The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christian countries, and the Christians with their various denominations, from the 1st century...
- In Christianity, Jesus is the Son of God and in many mainstream Christian denominations he is God the Son, the second Person in the Trinity. He is believed...
- teach and testify of Jesus throughout the world. The period of early Christianity during the lifetimes of the apostles is called the Apostolic Age. During...
- Progressive Christianity represents a post-modern theological approach, and is not necessarily synonymous with progressive politics. It developed out of...
- Mere Christianity is a 1952 theological book by C. S. Lewis, adapted from a series of BBC radio talks made between 1941 and 1944, while Lewis was at Oxford...
- Eastern Christianity comprises Christian traditions and church families that originally developed during classical and late antiquity in Western Asia,...
- Crypto-Christianity is the secret practice of Christianity, usually while attempting to camouflage it as another faith or observing the rituals of another...
- Nondenominational Christianity (or non-denominational Christianity) consists of churches which typically distance themselves from the confessionalism or...
- Syriac Christianity (Syriac: ܡܫܝܚܝܘܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ‎ / Mšiḥoyutho Suryāyto) represents a distinctive branch of Eastern Christianity, whose formative theological...