HyperDic: christian_religion

English > 1 sense of the expression Christian religion:
NOUNcognitionChristian religion, Christianitya monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
English > Christian religion: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior.
Category ofAnnunciation(Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ
Antichrist(Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament
Ascension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven
Assumption(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
Church Father, Father of the Church, Father(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine
Hell, perdition, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, pit(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
Immaculate Conception, Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary(Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
Incarnation(Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ
Lawrence, Saint Lawrence, St. Lawrence, LaurentiusRoman martyr
Nicene Creed(Christianity) a formal creed summarizing Christian beliefs
Paradise(Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death
Transfiguration, Transfiguration Day, August 6(Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
article of faith, credendum(Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
assumeTake up someone's soul into heaven
communion(Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites
council(Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
cursed, damned, doomed, unredeemed, unsavedIn danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
ecumenism, ecumenicism, ecumenicalism(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation / cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations
errancy(Christianity) holding views that disagree / disagree with accepted doctrine
inerrancy(Christianity) exemption from error / error / error / error
mortification(Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
ransomed, redeemedsaved from the bondage of sin / sin
real presence(Christianity) the Christian doctrine that the body of Christ is actually present in the Eucharist
receivepartake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
transubstantiatechange (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
tritheism(Christianity) the heretical belief that the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit are three separate gods
NarrowerAdventism, Second AdventismAny Christian religion that believes the second coming of Christ is imminent
Albigensianism, CatharismA Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries
Catholicism, CatholicityThe beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church
DonatismA schismatic Christian religion in northern Africa from the 4th to the 7th century
ProtestantismThe theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
Tractarianism, Puseyismprinciples of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called 'Tracts for the Times'
Broaderreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

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