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examine through questioning and answering

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give religious instructions to

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Parsons offers descriptions of popular Catholic devotions, and mentions popular values, but these follow standard Catholic stereotypes, and it is not clear that many of them attach uniquely or necessarily to Catherine, or that they are rooted in much beyond clerical catechizing and promotion.
It isn't that I don't believe in the value of catechizing or of memory work, but we need to know that these tools are mostly useful for those already in the faith who already accept the value of the church's experience and authority.
there really were people who did think that Joseph McCarthy had been far, far worse than Josef Stalin," and he recalls a catechizing 1968 "solidarity trip" to Cuba, where he discovered the moral and intellectual squalor of Castroism--a point many leftists still refuse to concede.
In a different vein, some elites pursued catechizing the slaves in the fundamentals of Christianity, embracing a paternalist imperative to care for their property even as they exploited their labor.
Using the diocese of Wa as a case study, he describes problems encountered in missionary catechesis, gives a summary of the rhetoric of catechizing, and finds a method of "kaleidoscope" catechesis that maintains and upholds both, describing a structure of delivery that can be "filled in" to match many cultures, along with the implications and applications in Wa.
Paul from his place of incarceration embarks upon the task of catechizing Philemon's community into a comprehension of this multi-level amelioration.
Nostra Aetate stressed the need for accurate biblical interpretation and religious education: "all must take care, lest in catechizing or in preaching the word of God, they teach anything which is not in accord with the truth of the Gospel message or the spirit of Christ.
13) In Chapter XXI, entitled "The Parson Catechizing," Herbert justifies the practice of questioning believers over and over about the detail of their belief, comparing that method to the Socratic dialogues.
Observed Trewhella, "Obviously I need to do a little catechizing and instructing with my son about proper evangelistic tactics.
58) Bearing in mind their religious goals, a chronological review should focus on the development of Christian communities as a result of Jesuit preaching, catechizing, and intellectual interchanges aimed at all levels of Chinese society.
Once again, he is in harmony with the reformative activities of Little Gidding when Charles "makes the Catechizing of his Grandchild .
The use of images, such as in painting and sculpture, however, did not play a catechizing role.
And while we must not deny the extraordinary contributions of the mother, when it comes to protection, to teaching, to catechizing, there is something about the father" (p.
But Orthodox churches' predominant concern continues to be internal witnessing; Orthodox missionaries are mainly engaged in the work of catechizing and liturgical "planting" of the truth in people's mind and heart.
When I think about my role as theologian, part of it involves catechizing my students in the faith, and part involves pushing against their boundaries.