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examine through questioning and answering

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give religious instructions to

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Luke tells Theophilus that he writes in order to help people "recognize" the truth of the teachings into which they have been catechized, to help them recognize Jesus.
This is because one who does theology has presumably already been catechized and convinced of the truth of Christian faith.
I believe that the world in which we live has catechized and confirmed us all in explanatory atheism or at least cynical suspicion about any claim that God speaks.
raises many of the same issues, all of which arise from the same fundamental question: "What is [the intellectual appetite] and how should it be catechized, disciplined, and configured?
In addition, they catechized regularly, organized charity schools, oversaw Sunday schools, distributed tracts, and erected libraries.
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.
Alternatively, courts should (1) employ a carefully crafted special verdict so that subsequent juries can understand the content of the initial jury's conclusions without "confusion or uncertainty"; and (2) give issue preclusive effect to the initial jury's determinations as catechized in the special verdict.
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.
Wakened by voyages on merchant, naval, and whaling ships, he began to reassess the Christian theodicy inculcated by his parents and the Dutch Reformed Church, an offshoot of Calvinism, in which he had been baptized, catechized, and reared.
One worker said, "We are born in a Pullman house, fed from the Pullman shops, taught in the Pullman school, catechized in the Pullman church, and when we die, we shall go to Pullman Hell.
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.
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.
Two important trends seem to stand out from the detail: most younger children were exposed to catechizing for at least a few months, but only the minority who went on beyond primary schooling or who lived in godly households were catechized for any length of time or at an advanced level; and there seems to have been a general decline in the time and effort put into elementary catechizing by clergy and laity across the period.
Before she reached 18 months of age, Niha was already being catechized by her mother, Jasna.