One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to people or beliefs that are not Christian.‘forms of non-Christian religious observance’
- ‘Although the term pagan is used to describe any number of non-Christian belief systems, the actual term means something very different.’
- ‘Nevertheless, From East to West can serve as a useful introduction to Christian and non-Christian monasticism, and especially to the confluences between the two.’
- ‘He told her to remove the ivy because it represented non-Christian beliefs, so she did.’
- ‘What's the basic belief that would separate a Christian denomination from a non-Christian religion?’
- ‘The survey also found that women are more likely than men to hold both Christian and non-Christian beliefs.’
A person who is not a Christian.
- ‘Remember that the term ‘pagan’ was used by Christians to describe non-Christians, at a time when urbanites were rapidly converting to Christianity.’
- ‘He found positive role models - writers, social activists, Christians and non-Christians.’
- ‘I believe that Christians should avoid judging non-Christians.’
- ‘Bringing this message to non-Christians is a Christian thing to do.’
- ‘But he worries about dialogue between Christians and non-Christians.’
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