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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 a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that Jesus Christ...
- Early Christianity covers the period from its origins (1st century) until the First Council of Nicaea in 325. This period is typically divided into the...
- Criticism of Christianity has a long history stretching back to the initial formation of the religion during the Roman Empire. Critics have attacked Christian...
- A Christian denomination is a distinct religious body within Christianity, identified by traits such as a name, organisation, leadership and doctrine....
- In Christianity, a minister is a person authorized by a church, or other religious organization, to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading...
- Christianity is rooted in Second Temple Judaism, but the two religions diverged in the first centuries of the Christian Era. Christianity emphasizes correct...
- Early Christianity has its roots in ****enistic Judaism and Jewish messianism of the first century. It started with Jewish eschatological expectations...
- Christianity is India's third most followed religion according to the census of 2011, with approximately 28 million followers, constituting 2.3 percent...
- Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world and share a historical and traditional connection, with some major theological differences...
- The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present...
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