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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. The Church generally still encouraged attendance, and not only did all the townspeople join wholeheartedly, but from all the country round the peasants flocked in.
"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.
I concur fully with Clyde Ervine's encyclopedic prescription for theological education (May) affirming that it is "about thought, about engagement with the sources of the Christian faith, as well as engagement with everything past and present that challenges the Christian faith." At once, however, the problem of engagement emerges when the challenges of the past are not remembered and when contemporary secular society may dismiss the faith as a subject worthy of challenge.
A reminder that God Himself, in Christ, knows what it is like to suffer, for the heart of the Christian faith concerns a crucified Saviour, who Himself suffered excruciating agony so that sinners might be saved;
Francis de Sales, as well as secular writers and poets, made use of alchemical terms and imagery and even found that their study of alchemy enhanced their understanding of the Christian faith. Others used religious truth as an aid in their alchemical practice.
This paper focuses on the intertwining of philosophy and Christian faith in the concrete life of the Christian philosopher, with a view toward the compatibility of critical philosophy and a post-critical faith.
Christian Faith in a Post-Holocaust World, edited and introduced by Carol Rittner and John K.
Rowley's writings display a strong concern to unite the insights and seriousness of historical critical methodology with a strong evangelical commitment to the Christian faith. Scholarship could assist the preacher in using the Bible as a guide to Christian education and growth.
MERE SCIENCE AND CHRISTIAN FAITH: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults by Greg Cootsona.
The Roman Catholic Church honors Saturday, June 1, the life and works of Saint Justin (San Justino), the first Christian apologist and a martyr of the Christian faith.
Speaking with journalists in Ilorin at the weekend, chairman of the planning committee for the centenary celebration, Dr David Olayemi, said that the community has invited family members of missionaries that brought Christian faith to the area from Europe during next Christmas.

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