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WHAT DOES CHRISTIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A Christian ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. "Christian" derives from the Koine Greek word Christós (Χριστός), a translation of the Biblical Hebrew term mashiach. There are diverse interpretations of Christianity which sometimes conflict. However, "Whatever else they might disagree about, Christians are at least united in believing that Jesus has a unique significance.” The term "Christian" is also used adjectivally to describe anything associated with Christianity, or in a proverbial sense "all that is noble, and good, and Christ-like." It is also used as a label to identify people who associate with the cultural aspects of Christianity, irrespective of personal religious beliefs or practices.
The first definition of Christian in the dictionary is a person who believes in and follows Jesus Christ. Other definition of Christian is a member of a Christian Church or denomination.Christian is also a person who possesses Christian virtues, esp practical ones.
The translations of Christian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Christian» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Christian».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHRISTIAN» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Christian» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Christian» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Christian
10 QUOTES WITH «CHRISTIAN»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word Christian.
Charles L. Allen
The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road.
At LVMH, we have amazing heritage brands, and we put interesting talents in those brands, sometimes very young, like we did at Givenchy with Riccardo Tisci at the time, or like we just did with J.W. Anderson at Loewe, but also talents that are already further along in their careers, like Raf Simons at Christian Dior or Nicolas at Vuitton.
For the Christian, heaven is where Jesus is. We do not need to speculate on what heaven will be like. It is enough to know that we will be for ever with Him.
Well, I affirm orthodox Christian faith. I affirm the Nicene Creed. I don't think I'm doing anything terribly new.
How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority.
The liberal feminist movement never imagined that women would take seriously the encouragement to become our own heroes and claim life for ourselves, on our terms, no matter who we are. Pro-choice and pro-life, Christian and not, poor and rich, black, white, gay and straight. It is a dream we all hold dear, and it's called the Tea Party.
By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty.
I'm from a family with five kids in it, and my father almost became a Catholic priest. And my mother never went to church, but she's the best Christian I know. My siblings have all chosen different paths to or away from their spirituality.
In my house, I'm not allowed to shout at anybody. It's very strict. It's a very Christian home.
Louis C. K.
There's been a lot of simple vilification of right-wing people. It's really easy to say, 'Well, you're Christian, you're anti-this and that, and I hate you.' But to me, it's more interesting to say, 'What is this person like and how do they really think?'
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHRISTIAN»
Discover the use of Christian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Christian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Bible: James Moffatt Translation
Once called the original modern-language Bible, Moffatt's translation began the trend of popular English translations geared toward the general Christian reader.
An Anthology of Christian Mysticism
Biographical and historical data, as well as the mystic's key ideas and information about why the particular text was selected introduce each mystic to the reader.
The Christian Case for Virtue Ethics
Ecumenical in tone, this book provides a thorough but accessible introduction to recent philosophical accounts of virtue and offers an original, explicitly Christian adaptation of these ideas.
Joseph J. Kotva, 1996
Becoming a Contagious Christian: Communicating Your Faith in ...
This Willow Creek Resources six-session evangelism course for churches and groups of all sizes is designed to equip believers for effective evangelism by showing them how they can share the gospel in a natural and powerful way while being ...
Mark Mittelberg, Lee Strobel, Bill Hybels, 2007
Exploring Christian Ethics: Biblical Foundations for Morality
Adopting a unique appraoch among inroductions to Christian ethics, Kyle Fedler'sExploring Christian Ethicsguides students through the moral decision-making process by providing foundational material in both ethical theory and biblical ...
Kyle D. Fedler, 2006
Christian Ethics: A Historical Introduction
Reviews the history of Christian thought about ethics, and discusses its views concerning politics, economics, and culture
J. Philip Wogaman, 1993
Christian Spirituality: Five Views of Sanctification
Donald L. Alexander brings together five scholars in a fascinating debate on sanctification and spirituality.
Donald L. Alexander, 1989
Exploring the History & Philosophy of Christian Education: ...
Written by two leading scholars in the field, this volume integrates the history and philosophy of Christian education and explores the contemporary applications.
Michael J. Anthony, Warren S. Benson, 2003
The Child in Christian Thought
A survey of Christian writings about children covers 2,000 years of history and literature and features a wide variety of theologians commenting on the subject.
Marcia JoAnn Bunge, 2001
The Earliest Christian Artifacts: Manuscripts and Christian ...
"Much attention has been paid to the words of the earliest Christian canonical and extracanonical texts, yet Larry Hurtado points out that an even more telling story is being overlooked - the story of the physical texts themselves.
Larry W. Hurtado, 2006
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHRISTIAN»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Christian is used in the context of the following news items.
'Take a stand': Glencoe restaurant begins flying Christian flag
Glencoe's Big Chief restaurant is now flying the Christian flag, a few weeks after the flag was taken down from City Hall. (William Thornton ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
Israel slams UNESCO for ignoring Jewish, and Christian, connection …
Foreign Ministry directors says: UN body's "adoption of utterly false allegations about Israeli archaeological practices is misplaced and ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
Christian Colleges' Right to Deny Married Housing for Gay Couples …
There is concern among the Christian academic community that Christian universities and Christian schools could lose their tax-exempt ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
Cardinals' Gerald Christian can't wait to experience 'Irrelevant Week'
Arizona Cardinals tight end Gerald Christian was the very last pick of the 2015 NFL Draft and with that honor, Christian gets to experience a ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
John Barnes warns Christian Benteke signing would force Liverpool …
Christian Benteke's capture would force Liverpool to change their style of play, according to John Barnes. The Reds legend believes landing ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
'Unbelievable': Evangelist Franklin Graham Responds to Gov't …
Remember Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Christian bakery owners in Oregon who were prosecuted by the state for refusing to participate in a ... «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
Welcome to 'Christian Facebook'! Please, no sexy gay swearing
it's just like that OTHER social media site, minus the individuality. And the variety. And the rainbow flags. And the swearing. And the smart ... «SFGate, Jul 15»
The Christian Terrorist Who Vowed to Kill Muslims and May Go Free
The plan involves burning down a church and slaughtering Christian worshipers. And these attackers will be well armed with assault rifles, ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
Christian Bale's 'The Promise' to Launch Kirk Kerkorian's Company …
Survival is described as telling stories of “perseverance, endurance and the inextinguishable fire of the human spirit” to reflect Kerkorian's ... «Variety, Jul 15»
6 Interesting Facts About Bobby Jindal's Christian Faith
Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) arrives to speak at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
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