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a set of questions or exercises designed to determine knowledge or skill

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a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views

an elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion

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25) Berard Marthaler, "The Modern Catechetical Movement in Roman Catholicism: Issues and Personalities," in Sourcebook in Modern Catechetics, ed.
As a former Director of Catechetics for the Archdiocese of Toronto, Msgr.
Articles in AFER treated topics as varied as catechetics, sacraments, liturgy, interreligious dialogue, inculturation, ecumenism, and seminary formation in the context of the church in Africa.
SBG Religion's publishing draws upon Scripture, tradition, the documents of the Church, the best research in pedagogy, and catechetics.
Mullin and Richey warn against closed studies, both those that are closed to the outside culture because they are meant for internal use in catechetics, to reinforce identity in ways that are not accessible to non-believers, and those that are meant to be accessible to outsiders but whose purpose is to answer critics, to promote rather than explore the denominational stories.
The ongoing debate [on conversion] and the atmosphere has been vitiated as a result of the court ruling," said Bishop Frank Marcus Fernando, president of the Roman Catholic bishops' national commission on catechetics.
Religious ed is hung on the framework of catechetics, which is largely about incorporating the Catholic answer to a set of predetermined questions.
The analysis not only acquaints the reader with a fascinating cast of characters, but also provides a vivid sense of the tensions among the popular morality of the age, the practice of Christian catechetics, and the reception of the Nicomachean Ethics.
We trust that Christians can discover the bases for their moral vision, values and conduct in the Scriptures and in other resources: moral traditions (including specific church and inter-church statements), liturgies, preaching and catechetics, pastoral practices, common human experiences and methods of reflection.
The Napa Institute is a remarkable mix of religious retreat, networking opportunity strategy session, wine-tasting vacation, immersion catechetics, pep rally and keyhole glimpse at the U.
Joseph studied catechetics at the Pontifical Catechetical School in Erie, PA.
Pawlikowski, Catechetics and Prejudice: How Catholic Teaching Materials' View Jews, Protestants', and Racial Minorities (New York: Paulist, 1973), which summarizes the findings of Rose Thering's 1961 doctoral dissertation; Claire Hutchet Bishop, How Catholics Look at Jews: Inquiries into Italian, Spanish, and French Teaching Materials (New York: Paulist, 1974); Eugene J.
1) The "teaching of contempt" is a comprehensive phrase popularized by the Jewish-French history prolessor Jules Isaac relating to the historic Christian teaching of supersessionism (replacement theology) that was endemic to Christian homiletics, liturgy, and catechetics.
While attending a 1966 summer session in Montreal on Catechetics, where he was meeting with different youth ministers, McKillop had the profound insight to create a program of formation of young people that mirrored the way that Jesus formed his apostles.