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Synonyms for catechistic

of or relating to or resembling a rigorous catechism


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79) Nishimura points out that rosary practice had been heavily promoted by the Jesuit fathers even before the entry of Dominicans in 1602, as Jesuits' catechistic manual Doctrina Christan attests.
For a similarly catechistic modern Positivism that dispenses with a Deity and is founded on moral scepticism, see Mackie, Obligations to Obey the Law, 76 VA.
Over this period, they saw an opportunity for a complete renewal of the catechistic methods based on the principles of the Ecole active.
Urging them to "awake" their "faith" so that Hermione may also awaken, Paulina evokes not only the apostle who is her namesake but also Christ's catechistic disposition toward Mary in John 20 (5.
Some are specifically catechistic, while others present biblical exegesis.
Included with the expected catechistic phrases are some which include the people in the household and the vocabulary of sewing, from both cultures, in more detail than previously evidenced.
What was even better in this catechistic discourse broadcast on the widely watched NBC Sunday morning meet the press programme, was Powell's reference to Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan of Manahawkin, New Jersey, a Muslim American soldier killed in Baquba, Iraq on August 6, 2007, and whose remains were buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC.
Similarly, with the catechistic dissymmetrics (dedicated to K.
Contrary to Anglican catechistic convention, Hammond defers discussion of baptism till near the close.
A key here was the formal separation of church and state, which removed any temptation to co-opt the government for catechistic duties.
The introduction of hieroglyphic writing and reading among Micmacs of Gaspesia during the 17th century will be considered as a junction point between an ancient spanish missionary tradition inherited from the 16th century and a French catechistic movement which was contemporary to this innovation in Canada.
Her catechistic style is especially noticeable in these passages, just as it was in Hymn 6 when the child of reason was being encouraged to see, hear, and feel more than he could gain from a superficial reading of the Book of God.
On the other hand, the catechistic form gives the impression that we are rehearsing the articles of belief of a secular rationalism.
I had successfully mastered the fine distinctions of catechistic instruction and the choreography of filing, genuflecting, kneeling, sitting, and rising in unison - all with only a couple of unexpected raps to the knuckles and the back of the head from Sister Anna Maria's feared clicker.
The Beowulf poet's resort to biblical material is in itself neither catechistic nor mechanistic but, instead, artful.