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Relating to or derived from both the Jewish and Christian religions: Judeo-Christian principles.
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(dʒuˈdeɪ oʊˈkrɪs tʃən, -ˈdi-)

of or pertaining to the religious writings, beliefs, values, or traditions held in common by Judaism and Christianity.
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Adj.1.Judeo-Christian - being historically related to both Judaism and Christianity; "the Judeo-Christian tradition"
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He mentions the freedom women enjoy in the Western world as if it was handed to us on a platter because of our Judeo-Christian values.
She draws parallels between breastfeeding and the Judeo-Christian God through the blood covenant: it is about bonding.
The purpose of Project Blitz, according to its founders, is, "to protect the free exercise of traditional Judeo-Christian religious values and beliefs in the public square, and to reclaim and properly define the narrative which supports such beliefs."
Bu thinks there's enough room in Washington for a new agency that would promote "Judeo-Christian values" around the world.
Regarding David Brooks' column ("Religious liberty,'' Telegram & Gazette, April 2): He wants the LGBT community to act in a magnanimous way toward a Judeo-Christian society that seeks the codification of law to restrict the choices and continue to marginalize gay people.
Having lived in Saudi Arabia for ten years, having read the Qur'an and having periodically studied commentaries on it since then, my conclusion is that, alas, Islam's basic doctrines are incompatible with Judeo-Christian thought on the nature of God and what He wants from us and how we are to behave.
The spiritual capital itself provides individuals and institutions direction by identifying their "relation with God." Chapter 2 progresses with an analysis of Judeo-Christian spiritual capital.
The essays focus on Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian approaches to religious individuality, all from the first millennia or before.
In his address, Sacks gave a detailed explanation of how the free market and democratic capitalism were fostered by the Judeo-Christian culture.
IN DEFENSE OF FAITH: THE JUDEO-CHRISTIAN IDEA AND THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMANITY refutes the ideas of atheists and shows that the Judeo-Christian tradition has inspired the faithful to work for better human rights and higher ideas.
In October 1984, America's National Council of Churches issued a new translation of passages of the Judeo-Christian bible that the Council felt were marred by "male bias," Words that were masculine gender in the original language were converted to common gender in English (for example: king became ruler; God's son became God's child), passages that ignored women were altered to rectify the omission (The God of Abraham became The God of Abraham and Sarah), and references to the head of the Christian pantheon as God the Father were amended to God the Father and Mother.