christians ( k r s t n,-t i n ()) are people who follow or adhere to christianity, a monotheistic abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of jesus christ. The words christ and christian derive from the koine greek title christs (), a translation of the biblical hebrew term mashiach ().
christianity is the worlds biggest religion, with about 2. It is based on the teachings of jesus christ who lived in the holy land 2,000 years ago.
Christian definition, of, relating to, or derived from jesus christ or his teachings a christian faith.
Criticism of christianity and christians goes back to the apostolic age, with the new testament recording friction between the followers of jesus and the pharisees and scribes (e. In the 2nd century, christianity was criticized by the jews on various grounds, e. That the prophecies of the hebrew bible could not have been fulfilled by jesus, given that he did not have a successful life.).
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Of, pertaining to, or derived from jesus christ or his teachings. Of, pertaining to, or adhering to the religion based on the teachings of jesus christ. Exhibiting a spirit proper to a follower of jesus christ, as in having a loving regard for others.
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