catechism


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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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He also cites the Catechism of the Church to give the reason: " 'Imputability and responsibility for an action can be diminished or even nullified by ignorance, inadvertence, duress, fear, habit, inordinate attachments, and other psychological or social factors.
The 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism is being celebrated throughout the world this year.
While the themes of Topping's book are inspired and informed by a faithful reading and intentional appropriation of the structure and content of the Catechism, his work is neither a commentary upon nor a summary of its teachings.
The fruit of their work was the catechism, an organized presentation of the essential teachings of the Catholic Church in regards to both faith and morals, "in the light of the Second Vatican Council and the whole of the church's tradition.
2] In his own way, Father Billy is undertaking his own catechism, spending time with Robbie, questioning and examining Robbie's life because he believes it's much more thrilling than his own.
Several other fundamental texts of the Protestant Kirk--the Calvinist Catechism (the 'Articles of the Faith'), the 'Forme of Prayers', and the metrical Psalms (on the model of Sternhold and Hopkins) --likewise appeared in English and were often printed, from 1564 onwards (Dickson and Edmond 1890; Cowan 1911-13).
Each answer in the Catechism invites new questions.
THE CATECHISM put the fear of Hell into a generation of Irish children - but now it is making a comeback.
Maripat Donavon will perform ``Sister's Christmas Catechism - The Mystery of the Magi's Gold'' on a stage decorated like a Catholic school classroom before Christmas.
throat and virtually recited the catechism lesson on eternity verbatim.
In the opinion piece by Bishop Terry Brown, we hear an argument that dispenses with the authority of the Christian tradition in ethics, the Lambeth Conference, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Canadian house of bishops and, for good measure, the Roman Catholic catechism, the early St.
Raising the educational levels of parochial clergy and laity proved just as difficult, for although Trent mandated the formulation of a catechism for parish priests and the foundation of diocesan seminaries, Catherine M.
However, he left out the most important objection to the death penalty, one voiced by Pope John Paul Hand the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Frizzell and Bemporad survey the new catechism of the Roman Catholic Church, which appeared in 1994.