Chris·​tian·​ism ˈkris-chə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Christianism (audio)
plural -s
: the religious system, tenets, or practices of Christians
Christianist 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

Word History


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

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“Christianism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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