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christianize

krist shuh nahyz

  • v  adapt in the name of Christianity
  • v  convert to Christianity
News & Articles

  • Walpurga, Faust, Satan vie for souls on German mountain
    A night of 'devil worship' atop a German mountain is not how she would have wanted to be remembered. When canonizing Walpurga on May 1, 870 for converting pagan Germans, Pope Adrian II hoped to Christianize a much-loved heathen spring festival. The plan failed, but Walpurga's name stuck. Today 'Walpurgisnacht', or May Eve (the night of April 30-May 1), is an occasion for revelry and excess in ...
    May 1, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Abraham Foxman in Philadelphia Jewish Voice
    Speaking to ADL leaders in New York, Foxman noted these groups "had built infrastructures throughout the country...... intend[ing] to 'Christianize' all aspects of American life.......... Today we face a better financed, more sophisticated,...
  • William McKinley in Central Chronicle
    There was nothing left for us to do but to take them all, and to educate the Filipinos and uplift and civilise and christianize them, said President Mckinley.
  • Ulysses S Grant in Family Security Matters
    In his 2nd Annual Message, December 5, 1870, President Grant wrote: "Religious denominations as had established missionaries among the Indians......are expected to watch over them and aid them......to Christianize and civilize the Indians, and to...

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