Chris·​tian·​ism | \ ˈkris-chə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Christianism (audio) , ˈkrish- \
plural -s

Definition of Christianism

: the religious system, tenets, or practices of Christians

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Christianist \ ˈkris-​chə-​nist How to pronounce Christianist (audio) , ˈkrish-​ \ noun, plural Christianists
But 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

History and Etymology for Christianism

Middle French christianisme, from Late Latin christianismus, from Greek christianismos, from christianos Christian + -ismos -ism

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“Christianism.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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