One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices.
- ‘The Christianity that I believe in is based on the Word of God, and only the Word of God.’
- ‘Religions such as Christianity, Islam and Judaism all have one foot in the medieval and ancient worlds.’
- ‘As a child I was steeped in the doctrine of Calvinist Protestant Christianity.’
- ‘Today this might be explained by the fact that many have little awareness of the Bible and the beliefs of Christianity.’
- ‘In a masterly but gentle way he reveals the true teaching of Christianity.’
- ‘It is argued that he was the first to make Christianity a new religion, rather than a sect of Judaism.’
- ‘The first step is to let them know that honoring Christianity as a way of life is nothing new.’
- ‘It was not until the advent of Christianity that this practise became frowned upon.’
- ‘The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is a unique feature of Christianity.’
- ‘Because of this profound difference, Christianity alone offers assurance of salvation.’
- ‘It is impossible to serve both biblical Christianity and religious pluralism.’
- ‘Occasionally critics of Christianity have claimed that Jesus did not exist.’
- ‘There are certainly no penal sanctions for converting from Christianity to any other religion.’
- ‘In the early centuries of Christianity, church meant the community of all Christians.’
- ‘Some religions such as Judaism and Christianity are based on a creation story where time begins in the act of creation.’
- ‘Maybe modern society is not perfect, but Christianity is not the answer.’
- ‘After all, Christianity's wars of religion in the middle ages were of unconscionable savagery.’
- ‘The laws were made many years ago when the dominant religion in Britain was Christianity.’
- ‘Once Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire, all this changed.’
- ‘More than 33 million of them do not go to church, but still believe Christianity to be their religion.’
- 1.1 Christian quality or character.‘his Christianity sustained him’
Middle English: from Old French crestiente, from crestien ‘Christian’, influenced by late Latin christianitas, from Latin Christianus, from Christus ‘Christ’.
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