Home > Industry/Domain > Religion > Christianity

Christianity

Christianity is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, whom adherents believe to be the son of God. According to Christianity Jesus Christ is the savior of humanity phophesied in the Old Testament.

Contributors in Christianity

Christianity

Donatists

Religion; Christianity

Fourth century North African Christian faction, named for Bishop Donatus. The Donatists believed the church should be pure, and therefore church leaders who had handed over scripture during ...

Crusades

Religion; Christianity

(Lat. Cruciata, "cross-marked") Wars fought against enemies of the Christian faith, primarily the Muslim Turks in the period 1095 to 1291, but later against other infidels and heretics.

Cult of the Saints

Religion; Christianity

The body of religious beliefs and practices pertaining to the veneration of saints and their relics. Prayers are addressed to the saints in the hope that they will intercede with God on the behalf of ...

Deus volt!

Religion; Christianity

(Latin "God wills it"). The battle cry of the Crusaders.

Coptic Catholic Church

Religion; Christianity

Catholic church in Egypt, in communion with the Roman Catholic Church since 1741.

Coptic Orthodox Church

Religion; Christianity

The principal Christian church in Egypt.

Coptic language

Religion; Christianity

Language spoken in Egypt from about the second century AD until the middle ages. Regarded as the last stage of the ancient Egyptian language, it replaced hieroglypics with the Greek alphabet and ...

Featured blossaries

SCI1182 Case Studies in Science

Category: Science   1 2 Terms

Saharan Town of Ghardaia

Category: Arts   1 1 Terms