Christendom

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Chris·ten·dom

 (krĭs′ən-dəm)
n.
1. Christians considered as a group.
2. The portion of the world in which Christianity is the dominant religion.

[Middle English Cristendom, from Old English cristendōm : cristen, Christian; see Christian + -dōm, -dom.]

Christendom

(ˈkrɪsəndəm)
n
1. (Theology) the collective body of Christians throughout the world or throughout history
2. (Theology) an obsolete word for Christianity

Chris•ten•dom

(ˈkrɪs ən dəm)

n.
1. Christians collectively.
2. the Christian world.
[before 900]

Christendom

Christians collectively or the Christian world.
See also: Christianity

Christendom

 Christians collectively, 1131; A particular body or community of Christians, 1205.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Christendom - the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia); "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
Christian church, church - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
church - the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church; "our church is hosting a picnic next week"
Translations

Christendom

[ˈkrɪsndəm] Ncristiandad f

Christendom

[ˈkrɪsəndəm] n (old-fashioned)chrétienté f

Christendom

n (old)die Christenheit

Christendom

[ˈkrɪsndəm] ncristianità
References in classic literature ?
If they are not savages they must be friends; for there is no Christian nation upon earth but will do us good rather than harm.
If December passes without snow, we indignantly demand to know what has become of our good old-fashioned winters, and talk as if we had been cheated out of something we had bought and paid for; and when it does snow, our language is a disgrace to a Christian nation.
In his message on Tuesday, President Ahmadinejad praised Jesus as "the messenger of humanism and grace", and felicitated the Christian nations and governments on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH).
It happened in Christian nations that believe that God chose a Jew in which to incarnate himself.
Renato further argued that Christian nations must treat religious minorities fairly if they expect fairness in countries where Christians are the minority.
when the great Christian nations went to Arabia to "liberate" Christians (who seemed to be living in peace with the Jews and Muslims at the time)?
But realistically it is Christian nations - notably the United States and, to some degree, us - who have the power to change.
Al Qaida would find little support if Christian nations pressed for real justice in Palestine.
Americans had neglected the Sermon on the Mount and adopted the spirit of modern militarism, and there were "no Christian nations in the world except in name.
177) Brewer rationalized that Christian nations were the wealthiest, the most humanitarian, the most educated, and the most technologically advanced civilizations, and consequently, were superior to all other nations.
This belief in the superiority of Christian nations fit neatly with Brewer's belief in the ascendancy of Anglo-American culture.
Poland's obedience to the Fair Maiden seems to have made her, like Christ, a "cause of salvation" for all the other Christian nations who obeyed Christ, according to their degree of faith.

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