CHRISTIAN MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Christian Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) 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.
  2. (a.) Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent.
  3. (n.) 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.
  4. (a.) Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court.
  5. (n.) One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system.
  6. (a.) Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people.
  7. (n.) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative rule of faith and practice.


• Christian Socialism Definition & Synonyms

  1. () Any theory or system that aims to combine the teachings of Christ with the teachings of socialism in their applications to life; Christianized socialism; esp., the principles of this nature advocated by F. D. Maurice, Charles Kingsley, and others in England about 1850.


• Christian Era Definition & Synonyms

  1. () The era in use in all Christian countries, which was intended to commence with the birth of Christ. The era as now established was first used by Dionysius Exiguus (died about 540), who placed the birth of Christ on the 25th of December in the year of Rome 754, which year he counted as 1 a. d. This date for Christs birth is now generally thought to be about four years too late.


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