A male given name found in England since the twelfth century. (proper noun)
Of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians. (adjective)
Examples of word Christian
As an illustration in regard to religion, some months ago I met a family that to my certain knowledge has not set foot in a christian church in the last 30 years, neither have they any time for church people or life and yet all of them were furiously arguing at a meeting about the downgrading of Christian teaching and Christian values in this 'their Christian country'.
Christian brother -- a _Christian_ brother, mind you -- and I've been had up before the family tribunal for blasphemy, and condemned to everlasting punishment.
The Executive Committee feel assured that the peaceful means adopted by this society for the Christian civilization of the African races require only the advocacy of _Christian Ministers_ and the _Press_ generally to be responded to by the people of Great Britain.
Christian Ethics presupposes the _Christian doctrine of Sin_.
Then one day we heard that Commissioner Parker had been invited by the Christian Endeavorers of an up-town church to address them on Christian Citizenship.
Christian philanthropy, _if he is fully Christian_ in his idea and action, does what he does so well for the relief of the oppressed, or for the civilization of the degraded, because at the heart of his useful life he spiritually knows "Him that is invisible," and is animated by the thought that he works for beings capable, after this life's discipline, of "enjoying Him fully for ever."
As the devoted Christian missionary and pastor; as the faithful defender of the rights and liberties of the people of this land against ecclesiastical assumptions and civil disabilities; as the Editor for many years of the _Christian Guardian_, the official organ of our Church and the first religious journal in Canada; as the President of the
_Roman Christian_ is unobjectionable, since the Roman Church does not deny the name of Christian to those whom she calls heretics.
America, than is usual in Christian nations -- we say _Christian_ nations; for many of the heathen, the Chinese for instance, worship them, though probably with an allegorical connection that we do not understand.
Ken [Northern Ireland] or Steve [Southern Ireland] Christian Surfers in Ireland by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org •Christian Surfers Ireland Website www. christiansurfer.net •Christian