Definition of Christianism
: the religious system, tenets, or practices of Christians
Christianist\ˈkris-chə-nist, ˈkrish-\ play noun, plural
ChristianistsBut it is mistaken to think that even all Christianists feel the need for a nation under Christian law. For many, it is good enough to live in a state that prohibits behaviors at fundamental odds with their faith. — James G. Poulos, American Spectator, 26 June 2006
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Origin and Etymology of christianism
Middle French christianisme, from Late Latin christianismus, from Greek christianismos, from christianos Christian + -ismos -ism
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