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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. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that...
- The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christian countries, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to...
- In Christianity, God is the eternal being who created and preserves all things. Christians believe God to be both transcendent (wholly independent of,...
- Eastern Christianity comprises church families that developed from the original cradle of Christianity in Western Asia, with major bodies including the...
- Roman Christianity may refer to: State church of the Roman Empire Roman Christianity, the doctrine of the contemporary Roman Catholic Church Roman Christianity...
- Nondenominational Christianity (or non-denominational Christianity) consists of churches which typically distance themselves from the confessionalism or...
- In Christianity, salvation (also called deliverance or redemption) is the "saving [of] human beings from sin and its consequences, which include death...
- Criticism of Christianity has a long history stretching back to the initial formation of the religion during the Roman Empire. Critics have challenged...
- In Christianity, disciple primarily refers to a dedicated follower of Jesus. This term is found in the New Testament only in the Gospels and Acts. In the...
- Mormonism and Christianity have a complex theological, historical, and sociological relationship. Mormons express the doctrines of Mormonism using standard...
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