Definition of Christianize:
Indeed, it is extensively proclaimed, what has long been strenuously denied, that missions are not founded simply to Christianize but to civilize and to elevate in all matters pertaining to soul, mind and body, the people among whom they are established.- "India‚??s Problem Krishna or Christ", John P. Jones.
- "Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders", T. Eric Peet.
The societies selected are allowed to name their own agents, subject to the approval of the Executive, and are expected to watch over them and aid them as missionaries, to Christianize and civilize the Indian, and to train him in the arts of peace.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.