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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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The measure, "A Bill for Establishing a Provision for the Teachers of the Christian Religion," gained wide support.
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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.
Atlanta: Celtic Christianity: Holy Nature: When the Christian religion came to Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the primal Celtic tradition didn't die out, but fused with the new religion honoring both heaven and earth.
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Religion is an emotive subject at the best of times and the death of the figurehead of the Christian religion especially so.
The court also held that the inmate's right to free exercise of his Charismatic Christian religion was not violated when the prison declined to completely accommodate his dietary request for raw vegetables, fresh fruit, nuts, honey, whole wheat bread, cheese and grains; it was sufficient for the prison to offer the inmate a vegetable option in lieu of meat main courses, in the interest of controlling costs.
She shows that although for Reuchlin's initial antagonist, Johann Pfefferkorn, the essential issue was his attack on German Jewry, Reuchlin himself from the outset was motivated primarily by concern for the preservation of valuable Jewish texts needed for deeper understanding of both Jewish and Christian religion.

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