- of, relating to, or belonging to a time or period before the Christian Era.
Origin of pre-Christian
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Suffice it to record the fact that these relics are admittedly pre-Christian.The Non-Christian Cross
John Denham Parsons
Frobenius is convinced that it is at least pre-classical and pre-Christian in its beginning.
Or was it received by Paul from pre-Christian Jewish doctrine?
But was the pre-Christian Messiah ever identified with the hypostasis Wisdom?
At this point the pre-Christian development of Paul was over.
- of or referring to the period of history prior to the establishment of Christianity
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