Christocentric love

Definitions

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  • adj. of a form of Christianity that concentrates on the teaching of Jesus Christ

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making Christ the center, about whom all things are grouped, as in religion or history; tending toward Christ, as the central object of thought or emotion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having Christ as a center; regarding Christ as the center of history or of the universe.

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Examples

  • Tools he used included [a] fervent return to the original texts, determined anthropocentrism (if in Christocentric form); and the affirmation of his own organ of genius and draftsmanship, namely the voice of the vernacular.

    Orwell as Protestant Reformer?

  • This, however, is but one side of the American message in the nineteenth century; evidence abounds that a 'Christocentric' type of teaching, with adhesion to much of old material of the Gospels, held its own till a generation ago, and its peculiar accent is not without echoes to-day.

    Unitarianism

  • This is not to upend what you are doing here, or to suggest that John's Apocalypse is not "Christocentric"

    Inhabitatio Dei

  • Note 56: The Vesperbild, although illustrating an event in Christ's life, is essentially a Marian, not Christocentric image.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • It was a spirituality that interacted closely with the material elements of the monastic environment, utilizing the predominately Christocentric images that surrounded the cloistered inhabitants.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Of the eight small miniatures, six are Christocentric and portray the following scenes: Christ's Presentation in the Temple (sometimes also known as the Purification); the

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • All of these images, even those that were not Christocentric, allowed the women to position themselves within the wider Christian community, both on earth and in heaven.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • As seen above, there is ample evidence of Christocentric Passion piety, as well as, we will see, Passion piety directed towards Saint John and the Virgin Mary. 56

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • But we do not necessarily differ over the recognition of a diversity of voices in scripture, or over the need, from a confessional point of view of interpreting individual passages in light of all others a long-standing principle of the Reformed tradition, one reason it tends to be theocentric rather than merely Christocentric.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • I wish it was a bit more Christocentric and a bit less cluttered....some cistercian simplicity needed there.

    It has been terrific...

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