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 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 Rapture, the ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ... English include Japan and the Japanese (1894) and How I became a Christian (1895), and reflect his struggle to develop a Japanese form of Christianity ...
Christians Without Creeds
... Some Christian denominations, and particularly those descending from the Radical Reformation, do not profess a creed ... At best, creeds have a penultimacy about them and, of themselves, could never be the basis of Christian fellowship" ... about the use of creeds can be found 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 ...
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 ...

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:

    Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
    Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855)

    From the outset, the Christian was the theorizing Jew, the Jew is therefore the practical
    Christian, and the practical Christian has become a Jew again.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    In externals we advance with lightening express speed, in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion.
    Frances E. Willard 1839–1898, U.S. president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union 1879-1891, author, activist. The Woman’s Magazine, pp. 137-40 (January 1887)