Christianity [kris-chee-an-i-tee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural Chris·ti·an·i·ties.
- the religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches.
- beliefs or practices; quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; the Christianity of Augustine’s thought.
- a particular religious system: She followed fundamentalist Christianity.
- the state of being a .
- conformity to the religion or to its beliefs or practices.
Origin of Christianity 1250–1300; Middle English cristianite Latin chrīstiānitāt- (stem of chrīstiānitās), equivalent to chrīstiān-+ -itāt- ; replacing Middle English cristiente Middle French Latin, as above Examples from the Web for christianity Contemporary Examples of christianity
At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
January 1, 2015
Krampus makes manifest the shadow sides of human nature that Christianity seeks to repress.
December 5, 2014
We think of Christianity as sexless, this [Gospel] says that sex is sacred.
November 12, 2014
Christianity spawned the monastic movement, originally in Egypt, that insisted upon peace, self-reliance, education and charity.
October 29, 2014
That is two years before Nolan had even converted from Christianity to Islam.
October 5, 2014
Historical Examples of christianity
Mr. Gladstone dwells much on the relation of Homer to Christianity.
Richard B. Cook
The book of Christianity must be interpreted by the disciples of Christianity.
Justice requires, and Christianity insists, upon reparation.
Francis Augustus Cox
Nevertheless, as time went on he came back to a belief in Christianity.
Christianity will not do for them here what it will do for them in Africa.
John Greenleaf Whittier
British Dictionary definitions for christianity Christianity noun
- the Christian religion
- Christian beliefs, practices or attitudes
- a less common word for
Word Origin and History for christianity Christianity n.
c.1300, cristente, “Christians as a whole; state of being a Christian,” from Old French crestienté “Christendom; spiritual authority; baptism” (Modern French chrétienté), from Church Latin christianitatem (nominative christianitas), noun of state from christianus (see). Gradually respelled to conform with Latin. is the older word for it. Old English also had cristennes.
christianity in Culture Christianity
The religion based on the life and teachings of. (see also ) believe that Jesus Christ is the , sent by God. They believe that Jesus, by dying and rising from the dead, made up for the sin of and thus redeemed the world, allowing all who believe in him to enter . Christians rely on the (see also ) as the inspired word of God. (See also , , , (see also ), and .)