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Relating to or derived from both the Jewish and Christian religions: Judeo-Christian principles.


(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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Eid al-Adha is one of Islam's biggest holidays and honors Ibrahim's (Abraham for the Judeo-Christian tradition) willingness to sacrifice his son to honor Allah.
Our law is by definition a codification of morality, much of it grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition."
By the time the country emerged from World War II, they had largely achieved the status of religious insiders so long as they were willing to conform to military policies designed to promote a shared, liberal Judeo-Christian tradition. Stahl offers an engaging description of the careful editing of scripts for the radio show Chaplain Jim to showcase the ways that this tradition was shaped and broadcast to the American public during the war.
In the other version of the story, liberalism, still a product of human yearning for freedom and fulfillment, is the natural offspring of the Judeo-Christian tradition, which provided essential concepts such as the dignity of the individual person, the distinction between churcsh and state, and the limits of government power in the face of God-given human rights.
The book focuses on Judeo-Christian tradition, and series editor Matthew Hoch (who also serves as editor for this volume) invited authorities on Jewish and Roman Catholic music to write essays on music in those traditions; as well, there is a chapter devoted to sacred choral traditions and another that focuses on Contemporary Christian Music.
The pope said that a person's ability to leave their country and then to return is a "fundamental human right." He also referred to the many stories of migrants referenced in biblical teaching, saying: "In the Judeo-Christian tradition, the history of salvation is essentially a history of migration."
The Morality of Self-Defense and Military Action: The Judeo-Christian Tradition
This enlightening book showcases splendid illustrations of thirty-eight iconic works from the MET's vast collection -- altarpieces, stained glass, tapestries, sculptures, and illuminated manuscripts, to name a few -- next to Wendy Stein's detailed discussions of why each piece provides a fundamental understanding of the Judeo-Christian tradition and the Middle Ages overall.
Other theologians have pointed out that the Bible and Judeo-Christian tradition have a lot to say on borders, and by extension, globalism.
In the Judeo-Christian tradition, we cherish our ability to mirror divinity.
Implicit in the Judeo-Christian tradition is the practice of sufficiency, of possessing no more than one truly needs and working to ensure that the worlds' least of these also have enough.
Daintree puts simply such obvious, deep but easily forgotten historical lessons as "Caring for the poor--the sense that we actually have a debt to those less fortunate than themselves--and sorrow for sins--the idea that we should try to make amends for the evil that we've done, an idea that led to the foundation of so many foundations and charitable institutions in Europe, all these things we owe to the Judeo-Christian tradition. Even those who have lost or never held the Faith retain the conscience."