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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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Frankly, I see no incompatibility between the Christian religion, or any religion for that matter, and the so-called New Age movement.
On the eve of Christmas 2015, a review of over 174,000 interviews conducted in 2015 shows that three-quarters of American adults identify with a Christian religion, little changed from 2014, but down from 80% eight years ago.
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This edition, number 24 in the series and edited by Jacqueline Broad, features an early eighteenth-century religious text, The Christian Religion, as Professed by a Daughter of the Church of England by Mary Astell.
Eleven Coptic rights organisations had filed a report to the prosecutor general in 2010 accusing Zidan of contempt of the Christian religion, reported Al-Ahram.
IN the last few weeks propaganda and abuse of the Christian religion has come thick and fast.
YOUR reader Ron Page (Letters 4th January) is scathing about Dan O'Neill's comments on atrocities carried out in the name of the Christian religion, and is right to point out that most leading religions have a catalogue of such on their doorstep.
The first christians trying to escape from the Roman soldiers who wanted to avoid the spreading of the Christian religion have settled in the region of Cappadocia which was so suitable for hiding and so they were able to continue their natures and to spread their religions.
Despite this wide consensus, some MEPs expressed diverging views, finding the text too oriented towards defence of the Christian religion.
The statement said that "Talabani shall demand the religious authorities in Najaf, the Sunni and Shiite Endowments, to issue religious Fatwas (Advisory opinions), prohibiting aggression against Christians, banning ideas calling for hatred and animosity against other religions, especially the Christian Religion.
The author adopted the Christian Privilege as the conceptual framework as espoused by Blumenfeld (2006) that the Christian religion is given an undue favor in various social institutions including schools, yet Botswana is a liberal democracy according to its constitution.
His Christian religion was to blame for mass murder in the Middle Ages, where millions died throughout Britain and Europe during the infamous witchcraft trials.

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