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Definition of Christianity
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Antichristianism An`ti*chris"tian*ism, Antichristianity
Opposition or contrariety to the Christian religion.
Muscular CHristianityMuscular 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,
Great muscular strength, accompanied by much
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.
(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;
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 Ne`o-Chris*tian"i*ty (? or ?), n. [Neo- +
Meaning of Christianity from wikipedia
is a Abrahamic monotheistic religion based
on the life and teachings
in the New Testament. Its adherents...
- A Christian denomination
is a distinct religious
body within Christianity
such as a name, organization, leadership
are the two largest religions
in the world
connection, with some major theological
- The history
of Christianity concerns
religion, Christendom, and the Church
with its various
denominations, from the 1st century
to the present...
- Early Christianity covers
from its origins
(c. 30–36) until
the First Council
(325). This period
is typically divided
into the Apostolic...
- Mere Christianity
is a theological
book by C. S. Lewis, adapted
from a series
of BBC radio talks
1941 and 1944, while Lewis
was at Oxford...
- -ən/), evangelical Christianity
, or evangelical
Protestantism, is a worldwide, transdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which
in Second Temple
Judaism, but the two religions diverged
in the first centuries
of the Christian
Era. Christianity emphasizes
and ideas within Christianity
from the late 18th century
does not refer
to progressive Christianity
or to political
has a long history stretching
back to the initial formation
of the religion during
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