Christianism

[kris-chuh-niz-uh m]

Origin of Christianism

1570–80; < Late Latin Chrīstiānismus < Greek Chrīstiānismós Christianity, equivalent to chrīstiān(ós) Christian + -ismos -ism
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Christianism

n.

1560s, "Christianity," from Christian + -ism. From c.2004 in reference to politicized fundamentalist Christianity in the U.S. Related: Christianist.

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