catechize

(redirected from catechized)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
  • verb

Synonyms for catechize

examine through questioning and answering

Synonyms

Related Words

give religious instructions to

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
While we do not know about Hay's practice, the young Robe catechized his parishioners in groups, possibly making it easier to overlook William Adam's intellectual inadequacies.
Most scholars believe that the early deacons preached about the Way, this early notion of the Christ, this new concept of Christianity, as they catechized potential converts to the Jesus movement.
His anarchism, he stresses, is not that of "a sallow garret-rat translating Proudhon by pirated kilowatt, nor a militiaman catechized by the Classic Comics version of The Turner Diaries" Rather, he writes, "I am the love child of Henry Thoreau and Dorothy Day, conceived among the asters and goldenrod of an Upstate New York autumn.
Like too many Catholics, they had been inadequately catechized.
Of course; having been properly catechized in the new Earth ethic, the juvenile disciples will become militant change agents to help usher in the new civilization.
Similarly, this is why the Roman Catholic authorities sought to limit access to the Bible to properly catechized priests who could be trusted to read the text through the spectacles of church tradition.
The Fates are featured in Lucian's satire, Zeus Catechized, in which Lucian uses the dialogue to discuss the issue of free will and the role of Fate and Destiny.
4:1) are entrusted with the duty to catechize those who have not yet been instructed in the truly orthodox rule of faith in order that they may boldly confess their faith in the midst of a faithful congregation, and to exclude those not yet properly catechized, as well as the manifestly impenitent.
But as I fell in love with this text, I came to appreciate both Schwartz's wisdom and his courage in choosing such an unfashionable text as a powerful antidote to the slack metaphysics of students catechized by rock singers and movie stars.
As Allan Bloom noted at the time, when the Cornell faculty caved in, students discovered that "pompous teachers who catechized them about academic freedom could, with a little shove, be made into dancing bears.
But no one familiar with the traditions of English constitutionalism -- and Americans of the Revolutionary generation had recently been catechized in it -- could doubt that making a man a judge in his own case violated due process.
With these simple words, he catechized the world about the feast of Christmas.
Archbishop Blair (2005) has observed that due to new approaches to catechesis in the years following Vatican II, "many of those being catechized were no longer learning the content of the faith in a way that they could or would remember" (p.
First, that the Church in North America is shrinking faster than you can say "Lord, have mercy" and second, that much of that shrinkage is due to generations of poorly catechized Catholics.
He shows how Erasmus in these works looks beyond the Arian controversy and its Matthean Trinitarian baptismal formula and returned to the "pure" Christianity of the Apostolic period when catechized converts were baptized in the name of Jesus.