Christian

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of Christianity.
    Example: "Christian rites"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on christian, christians:

Christian Eschatology
... Christian eschatology is a major branch of study within Christian theology ... Broadly speaking, Christian eschatology is the study of the destiny of humankind as it is revealed by the Bible, which is the primary source for all ... The major issues and events in Christian eschatology are death and the afterlife, Heaven and Hell, the Second Coming of Jesus, the Resurrection of the Dead, the Rapture, the Tribulation ...
Creed
... It was based on Christian understanding of the Canonical Gospels, the letters of the New Testament and to a lesser extent the Old Testament ... taken as a fundamental test of orthodoxy for most Christian denominations ... Some Christian denominations and other groups have rejected the authority of those creeds ...
Berea College - Academics and Student Life - Christian Identity
... Berea was founded by Protestant Christians ... It maintains a Christian identity separate from any particular denomination ... One General Studies course is focused on Christian faith, as every student is required to take an Understandings of Christianity course ...
Christians Without Creeds
... Some Christian denominations, and particularly those descending from the Radical Reformation, do not profess a creed ... them and, of themselves, could never be the basis of Christian fellowship" ... in the Restoration Movement and its descendants, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Churches of Christ, and the Christian churches and churches of Christ ...
Uchimura Kanzō - Japanese Religious Leader
... attitude that an organized church was actually a hindrance to the Christian faith, and Christian sacraments, such as baptism and communion, are not essential to salvation ... Uchimura named his Christian position as "Mukyokai" or Nonchurch Movement ... and the Japanese (1894) and How I became a Christian (1895), and reflect his struggle to develop a Japanese form of Christianity ...

More definitions of "Christian":

  • (adj): Following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ.
  • (noun): A religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination.

Famous quotes containing the word christian:

    If I should ever decide in the future to discuss my deep Christian beliefs and condemnation and sinfulness, I would use another forum besides Playboy.
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    The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
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    Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
    Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855)