Found 3 items, similar to Christian.
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adj 1: relating to or characteristic of Christianity; “Christian
2: following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or
spirit of Jesus Christ [ant: unchristian
n : a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who
is a member of a Christian denomination
English → English
, 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
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.
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.
. See under Commission
. Same as Ecclesiastical court
Christian Endeavor, Young People's Society of
. In various
Protestant churches, a society of young people organized
in each individual church to do Christian work; also, the
whole body of such organizations, which are united in a
corporation called the United Society of Christian
Endeavor, organized in 1885. The parent society was
founded in 1881 at Portland, Maine, by Rev. Francis E.
Clark, a Congregational minister. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, 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.
, the name given in baptism, as distinct from
the family name, or surname.