Origin of Christendom
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Remember the days of post-9/11 civilizational war, of weltkampf between Islam and Christendom?
Indeed, all the popes in history – even the African popes of early Christendom – have come from north of the line.
And that is what the perception is by the American left, who hates Christendom.
Among them are the 96 members of the United States Senate, perhaps the windiest and most tedious group of men in Christendom.
A miner's son is chosen to shake Europe, and a cobbler to kindle anew the missionary fires of Christendom.Quiet Talks on Power|S.D. Gordon
Young, giddy, inexperienced and wilful, she was cast headlong into the most profligate court of Christendom.Carey & Hart's Catalog (1852)|Edward Carey
When the Bible began to be read in the families of Christendom, Christendom itself was changed.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
They have been the bulwark of Christendom against the unspeakable Turk and his religion.Birdseye Views of Far Lands|James T. Nichols
He is the only one thoroughly acquainted with the interests and wants of Christendom, and strong enough to provide for them.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V|J. H. Merle d'Aubigné
Old English cristendom "Christianity, state of being a Christian," from cristen (see Christian) + -dom, suffix of condition or quality. The native formation, crowded out by Latinate Christianity except for sense "lands where Christianity is the dominant religion" (late 14c.). Similar formations in Scandinavian languages.