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Christianize

Definition of the verb christianize

What does christianize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: Christianized | Christianizing | Christianizes

  1. adapt in the name of Christianity
    • example: some people want to Christianize ancient pagan sites
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: accommodate / adapt = make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
  2. convert to Christianity
    • example: missionaries have tried to Christianize native people all over the world
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: Christianise
    • more generic word: convert = cause to adopt a new or different faith

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Google previewExtremist for Love (2014)

Martin Luther King Jr., Man of Ideas and Nonviolent Social Action by Rufus Burrow

To Christianize means not that a social order can be perfect, which is impossible as long as human beings are human beings and sin exists. It means, rather, that the basic structure or foundation of society can be brought under the humanizing ...

Google previewMission Studies (1908)

Outlines of Missionary Principles and Practice by Edward Pfeiffer

To Christianize is the most characteristic designation of the missionary task of making disciples." 2 There is much confusion and ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopaedia: Or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology (1891)

Based on the Real-Encyklopädie of Herzog, Plitt, and Hauck by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson, David Schley Schaff

Influence of Christianity—Within the last twenty-five years almost have serious efforts been begun to Christianize the Indians. These efforts have been attended with, on the whole, good success, and have done more towards preventing wars, ...

Google previewThe Winston Simplified Dictionary (1919)

Including All the Words in Common Use Defined So that They Can be Easily Understood by William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer

Christianize. chyle . PVn-Jc! *ian its lkrls'chan-iz) . t.t. to cuu- UnriS-Uail-lZe vert to Christianity.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

The Agaw people already populated this region and the Aksumite descendants started a concentrated campaign to Christianize the area. The Agaw leaders soon embraced Christianity and were integrated into the royal court so intimately that ...

Google previewTreaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty [3 volumes] (2007)

An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty by Donald L. Fixico

and missionary educators was to Christianize, “civilize,” and Americanize tribal boys and girls, turning them into white citizens in everything but skin color. This century-anda-half-long “era of ...

Google previewthe encyclopedia of missions (1891)

by Rev. Edwin munsell Bliss

Each department has its own special aim, but the grand purpose of each and both is to Christianize, not merely to civilize; and the conversion of the individual is the great aim and the desired end of all the work that is conducted. The solution of ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopædia, Or, Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal and Practical Theology (1884)

Based on the Real-encyklopädie of H Erzog, Plitt and Hauck by Philip Schaff

— Within the last twenty-five years almost have serious efforts been begun to Christianize the Indians. These efforts have been attended with, on the whole, good success, and have done more towards preventing wars, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

CHRISTIANIZE, e.t. To make Christian; to convert to Christianity; as, to christianize pagans. CHRISTIANIZED, pp. Converted to Christianity. CHRISTIANIZING, ppr.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific ... (1859)

by John Ogilvie

CHRISTIANIZE, v. t. To make Christian; to convert to Christianity; ns, to christianize pagans. CHRISTIANIZED, pp. Converted to Christianity. CHRISTIANIZING, ppr.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

Turner saw emigration as a means to Christianize Africans, a view that was later strengthened after visiting Liberia, Sierra Leone, and South Africa in the 1890s. The relationship between the African American settlers and the indigenous ...

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Video shows what Christianize means. To make Christian.. To cause to convert to Christianity.. Christianize pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by ...

Scrabble value of C3H4R1I1S1T1I1A1N1I1Z10E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 26 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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