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 ... 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 ...
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 ... have a penultimacy about them and, of themselves, could never be the basis of Christian fellowship" ... 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 ...
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 Tribulation ...
Uchimura Kanzō - Japanese Religious Leader
... 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 ... 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 Christianity ...

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:

    The deadly monotony of Christian country life where there are no beggars to feed, no drunkards to credit, which are among the moral duties of Christians in cities, leads as naturally to the outvent of what Methodists call “revivals” as did the backslidings of the people in those days.
    Corra May Harris (1869–1935)

    The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    For your God of dream or devil
    You will answer, not to me.
    Talk about the pews and steeples
    And the Cash that goes therewith!
    But the souls of Christian peoples . . .
    Chuck it, Smith!
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)