Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Supporting or advocating Christianism.
  • noun One who espouses or practices Christianism.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Christian +‎ -ist.

Examples

  • You've also never cited if, or where Sullivan used (improperly) the term "Christianist" when describing "ordinary religious people" (as you yourself later said you didn't object to the term Christianist, if used fairly)

    The "Stupid" Dialogue.

  • More recently, some bloggers have begun using the term Christianist to denote the politicized Christianity of some of the more extreme evangelicals in this country.

    Suffixism

  • More recently, some bloggers have begun using the term Christianist to denote the politicized Christianity of some of the more extreme evangelicals in this country.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Even if you accept Brian Taylor's deluded premise that Islamist doesn't imply a Muslim who perpetrates or at least supports Islamic terrorism, the term Christianist is still stupid.

    Why not engage with me instead of trying to make me into your enemy?

  • And I should underline that the term Christianist is in no way designed to label people on the religious right as favoring any violence at all.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • The term Christianist is often used, just like Islamist.

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: What Lies Beneath

  • And I should underline that the term Christianist is in no way designed to label people on the religious right as favoring any violence at all.

    The meaninglessness of tenure

  • I mean merely by the term Christianist the view that religious faith is so important that it must also have a precise political agenda.

    The meaninglessness of tenure

  • I mean merely by the term Christianist the view that religious faith is so important that it must also have a precise political agenda.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Christians, and instead use the term Christianist, a new poll helps explain why: A new poll released Thursday (Sept. 11) finds that nearly six in 10 white Southern evangelicals believe torture is justified, but their views can shift when they consider the Christian principle of the golden rule.

    WN.com - Business News

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.