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Definition of Christians

Christian
Christian Chris"tian, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. 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.
Christian
Christian 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 opposing system. 3. (Eccl.) (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

- there were 2.2 billion Christians around the world in 2010, up from about 600 million in 1910. Today, about 37% of all Christians live in the Americas,...
- The Saint Thomas Christians, also called Syrian Christians of India, Marthoma Nasrani, Malabar Nasrani, Malankara Nasrani or Nasrani Mappila, are an ethno-religious...
- Empire. Since the emergence of Christian states in Late Antiquity, Christians have also been ****cuted by other Christians due to differences in doctrine...
- found Christians in the country in Malabar known as St. Thomas Christians who belonged to the then-largest Christian church within India. The Christians were...
- Arab Christians (Arabic: ﺍﻟﻤﺴﻴﺤﻴﻮﻥ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﺏ‎ al-Masīḥiyyūn al-ʿArab) are Arabs who follow Christianity. The majority of Arab Christians from the Levant,...
- of the last generation of influential Arab Christian writers. Arab Christians and Arabic-Speaking Christians especially Maronites pla**** important roles...
- Christian prayer. The ****ction for Christians to pray the Lord's prayer thrice daily was given in the Didache and came to be recited by Christians at...
- Orthodox Christians. Coptic Orthodox Christians are the largest Christian denomination in Egypt and in the Middle East. Coptic Orthodox Christians are also...
- ****cution of Christians by Christians occurs when one Christian denomination ****cutes another Christian denomination, either nonviolently via religious...
- Ireland, and parts of Scotland, had been converted by the Romano-British Christians, led by Saint Patrick. However, ecclesiastics of the time such as the...