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apologetics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of theology dealing with the defense and proof of a religious faith, esp. Christianity.
Apostles' Creed a profession of faith in Christianity that is popularly attributed to Jesus Christ's apostles and often spoken as part of some worship services.
atonement (cap.) in Christianity, the bringing into harmony of God and man through Jesus Christ's life and sacrifice. [1/3 definitions]
Bible the principal sacred writings of Judaism, comprising the Old Testament, and of Christianity, comprising both the Old and New Testaments. [2/3 definitions]
born-again of, pertaining to, or professing a new or renewed commitment to belief in Christ or to evangelical Christianity. [1/2 definitions]
catechism a summary of the principles of a religion, esp. Christianity, in the form of questions and answers. [1/2 definitions]
catechist one who teaches by means of a catechism, esp. one who instructs another in the principles of Christianity prior to confirmation or baptism.
catechumen a person being taught the basic principles of Christianity, such as a convert prior to baptism. [1/2 definitions]
Christendom the parts of the world where Christianity is the most common religion. [1/2 definitions]
Christian Era in Christianity, the era beginning at the birth of Jesus Christ, about 1 A.D.
Christianize to convert to Christianity. [1/2 definitions]
Christmas December 25, celebrated in Christianity as the birth date of Jesus Christ. [1/3 definitions]
confessor a person who confesses faith in and adherence to Christianity in the face of persecution. [1/3 definitions]
ecumenism a movement to unify Christianity.
evangelize to convert to Christianity. [1/3 definitions]
faithful the devoted followers of a religion, esp. Christianity or Islam (usu. prec. by the). [1/7 definitions]
fundamentalism (sometimes cap.) a movement within Protestant Christianity that accepts the literal truth of the Bible and encourages strict adherence to narrow moral and cultural norms.
grace in some religions, esp. Christianity, the condition of being favored, loved, or saved by God, esp. if this favor is unearned. [2/10 definitions]
heathen someone who is regarded as being outside a given religious orthodoxy, esp. one not converted to Christianity, Judaism, or Islam; unconverted person. [1/5 definitions]
infidel one who does not believe in or accept a religious faith, esp. that of Christianity or Islam. [1/2 definitions]
Jesus Christ the founder of Christianity (b.4? B.C.--d.29? A.D.); according to the New Testament, the savior foretold by Isaiah, considered by Christians to be the Messiah and son of God; Jesus of Nazareth. (See Christ.)