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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
were 2.2 billion Christians around
in 2010, up from about
in 1910. Today, about
37% of all Christians
live in the Americas,...
- The Saint Thomas Christians
, also called Syrian Christians
of India, Marthoma
Nasrani, Malankara Nasrani
Mappila, are an ethno-religious...
- Empire. Since
of Christian states
in Late Antiquity, Christians
have also been ****cuted by other Christians
due to differences
- found Christians
in the country
in Malabar known
as St. Thomas Christians
to the then-largest Christian church within
India. The Christians
- Arab Christians
(Arabic: ﺍﻟﻤﺴﻴﺤﻴﻮﻥ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﺏ al-Masīḥiyyūn al-ʿArab) are Arabs
Christianity. The majority
of Arab Christians
from the Levant,...
- of the last generation
writers. Arab Christians
and Arabic-Speaking Christians especially Maronites
prayer. The ****ction for Christians
to pray the Lord's prayer thrice daily
in the Didache
and came to be recited
- Orthodox Christians
. Coptic Orthodox Christians
are the largest Christian denomination
and in the Middle
East. Coptic Orthodox Christians
- ****cution of Christians
by Christians occurs
when one Christian denomination
****cutes another Christian
denomination, either nonviolently
- 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...
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