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CHRISTIANITY. The religion established by Jesus Christ.
     2. Christianity has been judicially declared to be a part of the common law of Pennsylvania; 11 Serg. & Rawle, 394; 5 Binn. R.555; of New York, 8 Johns. R. 291; of Connecticut, 2 Swift's System, 321; of Massachusetts, Dane's Ab. vol. 7, c. 219, a. 2, 19. To write or speak contemptuously and maliciously against it, is an indictable offence. Vide Cooper on the Law of Libel, 59 and 114, et seq.; and generally, 1 Russ. on Cr. 217; 1 Hawk, c. 5; 1 Vent. 293; 3 Keb. 607; 1 Barn. & Cress. 26. S. C. 8 Eng. Com. Law R. 14; Barnard. 162; Fitzgib. 66; Roscoe, Cr. Ev. 524; 2 Str. 834; 3 Barn. & Ald. 161; S. C. 5 Eng. Com. Law R. 249 Jeff. Rep. Appx. See 1 Cro. Jac. 421 Vent. 293; 3 Keb. 607; Cooke on Def. 74; 2 How. S. C. 11 ep. 127, 197 to 201.

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He exerted himself, during his sojourn among this simple and well-disposed people, to inculcate, as far as he was able, the gentle and humanizing precepts of the Christian faith, and to make them acquainted with the leading points of its history; and it speaks highly for the purity and benignity of his heart, that he derived unmixed happiness from the task.
On this occasion, or sometimes on some other festival, it became customary for the guilds to present an extended series of the plays, a series which together contained the essential substance of the Christian story, and therefore of the Christian faith.
I know that the earliest Christian faith taught that the Saviour suffered actually and not figuratively, and that nature was allowed her own way even while His body was on the cross.
But 'many are not even aware of how difficult it is to practice the Christian faith in some areas of Muslim Mindanao,' ACN said.
Chapters 4 to 7 focus on Jesus of Nazareth, a mediator of transcendence, and various aspects of his stories of ministry as well as his call to others, all of which remain the principal content and inspiration of Christian faith and practice.
TV adventurer Bear Grylls has told how his Christian faith helped him face down his "fake shows" scandal.
This is a great opportunity for entry or a strategic acquistion into the Christian Faith Based retail community.
Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, refused to recant her Christian faith as ordered by the court.
It is true that many people no longer attend church or would profess a Christian faith.
Dorothy Boorse, professor and chair of biology at Gordon College and co-author of the textbook Environmental Science now in its twelfth edition, has written an intriguing description of the latest developments in environmental science along with insights and challenges it raises for Christian faith.
The aspects of the Christian faith that they have chosen are; journey, gift, servanthood and care, creation and creativity, and prayer.
Yet what many people don't realise is that it is the Christian faith that underpins these great strengths and that has enriched our nation in so many other ways.

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