Christian

  • (noun): A religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on christian, christians:

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 ... the Trinity, is generally taken as a fundamental test of orthodoxy for most Christian denominations ... Some Christian denominations and other groups have rejected the authority of those creeds ...
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 Christian eschatology studies ... 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 ...
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 ... about them and, of themselves, could never be the basis of Christian fellowship" ... 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
... 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 ... writings in English include Japan and the Japanese (1894) and How I became a Christian (1895), and reflect his struggle to develop a Japanese form of ...

More definitions of "christian":

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of Christianity.
    Example: "Christian rites"
  • (adj): Following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ.

Famous quotes containing the word christian:

    O, I have passed a miserable night,
    So full of fearful dreams, of ugly sights,
    That, as I am a Christian faithful man,
    I would not spend another such a night
    Though ‘twere to buy a world of happy days,
    So full of dismal terror was the time.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    “My daughter! O my ducats! O my daughter!
    Fled with a Christian! O my Christian ducats!
    Justice! the law! my ducats, and my daughter!”
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Oh come home soon, I write to her.
    Go screw yourself, is her answer.
    Now what is that, for Christian word?
    I hope she feeds on dried goose turd.
    Robert Creeley (b. 1926)