rice\ Christian

One who becomes a Christian for what s/he thinks s/he can get out of it - from food distribution programs.

Evangelism is more complicated than it seems. Many new converts are just rice Christians.

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  • Rice Christian — is a term used to describe person who has formally become a Christian out of the need for survival. [cite web | url = http://www.bartleby.com/81/14282.html | title = Rice Christians. | publisher = Brewer s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable | date =… …   Wikipedia

  • rice christian — noun Usage: usually capitalized C : a convert to Christianity who accepts baptism not on the basis of personal conviction but out of a desire for food, medical services, or other benefits …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rice (surname) — Rice is a surname that originated in Wales as an Anglicised transliteration of Rhys. The surname is also common in North East Ireland as an Anglicised contraction of the Irish Ó Maolchraoibhe (pron. O Mulcreevy), though the two sets of Rices are… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Brothers — Seliger Edmund Ignatius Rice Die Christian Brothers (lat.: Congregatio Fratrum Christianorum, Ordenskürzel: CFC, Dt.. Christliche Brüder), auch unter der Bezeichnung Presentation Brothers bekannt, sind ein weltweit tätiger Laienorden in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Christian — This article is about Christian people. For other uses, see Christian (disambiguation). Part of a series on Christianity …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham — Latin: Conanti Corona A crown to the one who strives Location …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Brothers of Ireland — • An institute founded at Waterford, Ireland, in 1802, by Edmund Ignatius Rice, a merchant of that city Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Christian Brothers of Ireland     Christian Brothers of Ireland …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Christian Brothers' College, Mount Edmund — Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa Information Type Private, Day Scholars Motto Viriliter Age ( Act Manfully …   Wikipedia

  • Rice — steht für: Rice (Kalifornien), Stadt in Kalifornien, USA Rice (Minnesota), Stadt in Minnesota, USA Rice (Texas), Stadt in Texas, USA Rice University, Universität in Houston, Texas Rice ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Albert E. Rice… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Christian Rudder — performing with Bishop Allen. Plush, Tucson, Arizona. 23 March 2009. Background information Genres Indie Folk …   Wikipedia

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