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of or relating to or resembling a rigorous catechism

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(133) It was based not only on the mysteries of the rosary but also on Doctrina Christan of 1592, the Jesuits' catechistic textbook of the Japanese mission.
The doctrine of iconographic veneration underscores the importance of large scale reproduction of the religious images in places ofworship as well as devotional and catechistic texts to assure the facilitation of teaching correct church doctrine in an illiterate medieval world.
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.
This catechistic question-and-answer mode persuaded at least some readers who followed its logic.
By faith, I don't mean signing up for a set of catechistic beliefs.
Daniel Mosquera reflects on the catechistic aspects of the plays.
"Too many words bring discontent," says she in catechistic voice.
"That hive of humanity that lives up top, that Havana that's slave to the light will raise a monument to our catechistic labor some day, a monument to our galleys that sail the furrows of the earth, a monument to our warehouses crammed with salt and coffee, cured meat and garlic, our galleys brimming with the priesthood of commerce and good service, full of the lively noise of the world ..."
Although Ratke's pedagogy is designed for children, the language used has the syntactical features of technical language (Fachsprache), clearly that of the adult, knowledgeable authority, and the catechistic form requires the learner simply to accept this definition exactly as it is--even though it is expressed in a variety of German of which no young child has a command.
More innovatively, there is a similar catechistic exchange regarding mineral collecting, giving advice on topics like judging mineral aesthetics, specialization, the commercial mineral market, minerals as investments, and curation.
And then, Wilbur's actual religion is apparently a complex matter, as he once stated in an interview: "I'm afraid I'm not very catechistic," and "what doesn't particularly interest me is the Creed, although I find that I can say it." Well.