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Definition of Christendom


  1. The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it.
  2. The name received at baptism; or, more generally, any name or appelation.
  3. That portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands.
  4. The whole body of Christians.

Christendom Quotations

This is indeed a clash of civilisations, not between Islam and Christendom but between reason and superstition.
Polly Toynbee

My observation of Christendom is that most of us tend to base our relationship with God on our performance instead of on His grace.
Tullian Tchividjian

An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
Leo Rosten

Radical Islam has been the foe of Christendom for centuries.
Tom Tancredo

Christendom appears clearly to me to be one of those trifling, insignificant arts, which has never been of any substantial advantage to mankind.
Edward Hicks
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Christendom Translations

christendom in Spanish is cristiandad
christendom in Swedish is kristenhet