Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Christian religion.
- n. The nations professing Christianity; Christendom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete The Christian religion.
- n. obsolete The Christian world; Christendom.
- From Late Latin christianismus, compare French christianisme (Wiktionary)
“This, he suggests, is the opposite of what he has long referred to as "Christianism," which is marked by "the fusion of politics and religion for the advancement of political goals.”
“You're supposed, they say, to dance with them that brung you but for all the huffing-and-puffing over "Christianism" it's striking how few victories the religious right can claim.”
“Christianism - Due to some other stuff, I missed out on my regular sojourn amongst the blogs last week and learned that Andrew Sullivan recently suggested the use of the term "Christianism" to denote the political ideology that makes use of Christian symbolism.”
“Regarding coinage of the term, according to William Safire, Andrew Sullivan first used the term "Christianism" 1 day before I did.”
“Note - "Christianism" is a phrase coined by Andrew Sullivan and others to describe what others call "Christian Dominionism.”
“As your post indicates, Christians already suffer from a tarnished image among many people because of the excesses of Christianism, which is why they don’t deserve to be called by the samename.”
“Of course, Sullivan has been on a bender concerning "Christianism," which is a term he defines as”
“The Tea Party movement, while not specifically religious at all, is of an ideological kin to Christianism.”
“Christianism and Zionism (and all sort of sects and spiritualist groups) were not the only ones to propose new worlds.”
“And her fantasy series Queen of Memory ( "Reine de Mémoire") is set in an alternate France where magic has given rise to an established religion just a hair askew from Christianism, and where the French are colonising an eastern land similar to Cambodia or Vietnam -- it's both very familiar and delightfully foreign, and I very much recommend them.”
Looking for tweets for Christianism.