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Definition of Christians
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 Christians from wikipedia
- Other Christian groups
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the various religious communities
in India. Christians
are the second
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on religious activity during economic reforms
in the late 1970s; Christians
in Lebanon, which
is the largest Christian denomination
in the country. The Lebanese Maronite Christians
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with Jewish ancestors
in a New Testament
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law does not provide benefits
for "Untouchable Christians
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have been agitating
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39% and 41% of mainly Maronite Christians
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