Definitions of christianity

  1. a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia); "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and precepts taught by Christ. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Practical conformity of one's inward and outward life to the spirit of the Christian religion Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The religion taught by Christ. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The religion of Christ. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. The religion of Christians, its doctrines and precepts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for christianity

  1. Why do they come to hear you talking about Christianity every Sunday? – Candida by George Bernard Shaw
  2. Such as these have little sympathy with the more restless or troubled, and little patience with those who try to understand the restless and troubled; they do not share the forebodings of those who look with a measure of apprehension upon the future of Christianity – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins