noun, plural Chris·ti·an·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for christianity
At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
Krampus makes manifest the shadow sides of human nature that Christianity seeks to repress.
We think of Christianity as sexless, this [Gospel] says that sex is sacred.
Christianity spawned the monastic movement, originally in Egypt, that insisted upon peace, self-reliance, education and charity.Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence|Patricia Pearson|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is two years before Nolan had even converted from Christianity to Islam.
He represented the earthly pomp and show of Christianity, wore the ceremonial vestments.When It Was Dark|Guy Thorne
The moral superiority of Christianity to paganism was speedily obvious.
It is put into the right direction by the new rider, Christianity.Christianity As A Mystical Fact|Rudolf Steiner
Classic paganism and Christianity differed on many points, but they were completely at one on this.Little Essays of Love and Virtue|Havelock Ellis
It seems to have been put upon us to prove what Christianity can do for these races.
British Dictionary definitions for christianity
Word Origin and History for christianity
c.1300, cristente, "Christians as a whole; state of being a Christian," from Old French crestienté "Christendom; spiritual authority; baptism" (Modern French chrétienté), from Church Latin christianitatem (nominative christianitas), noun of state from christianus (see Christian). Gradually respelled to conform with Latin. Christendom is the older word for it. Old English also had cristennes.
Culture definitions for christianity
The religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Christians (see also Christian) believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, sent by God. They believe that Jesus, by dying and rising from the dead, made up for the sin of Adam and thus redeemed the world, allowing all who believe in him to enter heaven. Christians rely on the Bible (see also Bible) as the inspired word of God. (See also gospel, Nativity, Resurrection, salvation (see also salvation), and Sermon on the Mount.)