Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Christian-like; becoming or befitting a Christian.
  • In a Christian manner; in a manner consistent with the principles of the Christian religion or the profession of that religion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a manner becoming the principles of the Christian religion.
  • adjective Christianlike.

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

  • adjective becoming of a Christian.
  • adverb In a Christian fashion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective becoming to or like a Christian

Etymologies

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Christian +‎ -ly

Examples

  • First, let me just say that to assert "Christianly" thoughts on the topics of Islam, Muslims, and the Ground-Zero mosque is by no means to suggest that this is the authoritative biblical view on these matters.

    Dakota Voice

  • This is just one way to keep congregants informed on both speaking critically about issues and talking "Christianly" about issues.

    ABP News

  • This offense is the highest intensification of sin, something that is usually overlooked because the opposites are not construed Christianly as being sin/faith (Kierkegaard, 129ff).

    AIDS, Identity and Legacy in Contemporary Gay History «

  • Rand Paul and Jack Conway meanwhile exchanged big ol 'hunks of Christianly love over the sacred Aqua Buddha.

    HUFFPOST HILL - OCTOBER 18TH, 2010

  • Rand Paul and Jack Conway meanwhile exchanged big ol' hunks of Christianly love over the sacred Aqua Buddha.

    HUFFPOST HILL - OCTOBER 18TH, 2010

  • In my opinion, however, when these authors say "Scriptures," they really mean the Bible read Christianly, the Bible read as Christian Scripture.

    Ken Schenck on The Chicago Declaration on Biblical Inerrancy

  • It is certainly not easy to live Christianly in contemporary western society.

    Equipping the lay missions force

  • But we rarely teach them how to handle medical ethics, or corporate pressure to work ridiculous hours, how to balance the demands of career advancement against a whole family life, how to deal Christianly with justice issues thrown up by globalization and so on.

    Equipping the lay missions force

  • To be Christianly free is to be able to feel secure in what you are rather than what you have done, because God's love is not measured in proportion to achievement.

    Archbishop's Address - Christian Distinctiveness in our Academies

  • In my opinion, however, when these authors say "Scriptures," they really mean the Bible read Christianly, the Bible read as Christian Scripture.

    Archive 2009-06-01

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