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Word: catechism

Definition: book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize


Sentences Containing 'catechism'

(Hamilton had been spreading his message with the use of "Patrick's Places", a short catechism founded on the doctrine of justification by faith.)
According to the Catechism, baptism makes one a member of the Body of Christ and prepares one for the reception of the other sacraments.
Catechesi Tradendae is a post-synodal apostolic exhortation of Pope John Paul II, published October 16, 1979, on the topic of catechism in the contemporary period.
Classes in Christian Doctrine (Catechism) are compulsory for Christian students.
Ham Peggotty, who went to the national school, and was a very dragon at his catechism, and who may therefore be regarded as a credible witness, reported next day, that happening to peep in at the parlour-door an hour after this, he was instantly descried by Miss Betsey, then walking to and fro in a state of agitation, and pounced upon before he could make his escape.
He has served as a member of the Committee on the Liturgy, the Communications Committee and the "Ad Hoc" Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism.
He provided catechism for orphans and children of the poor and set up a night shelter for the homeless.
He was charged in March 1681 with certain passages that 'savoured strongly of popery' in a 'Comment on the Church of England Catechism,' written for the use of his scholars.
In 1650 Moroni began to dedicate herself to the work of re-educating female victims of prostitution, shortly afterwards setting up a school to teach young girls the catechism and in 1667 receiving authorisation from the Vicar General of Rome to open a boarding house for her students.
In 2004 it has more than 88 congregations and 133 house fellowships with 10,000 members and the denomination adheres to the Apostles Creed, Heidelberg Catechism and the Canons of Dort.
Most of the classes were conducted in the Polish language, in particular religious classes, such as bible and catechism.
Parry translated the Heidelberg Catechism into English, from the Latin version, with commentary by Zacharias Ursinus.
Religion instruction focuses on "the analysis and understanding of the Scriptures and significant Church documents (such as papal encyclicals and the Catechism)."
said I, putting question number two of the catechism to Mr. Peggotty.
The most notable is perhaps "A simple explanation of Martin Luther's little catechism", a book that was read throughout the country.
The Pope says that this encyclical on the catechism is a subject that is very broad, that it will not hold up easily, but that in some ways it is the most relevant and most crucial subject to discuss in order to consolidate the good fruits of the Synod.
The Westminster Confession of Faith and Larger and Shorter Catechism have been adopted as doctrinal standards by a number of Reformed and Presbyterian Christian denominations.
These include the Westminster Confession of Faith, the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the Westminster Larger Catechism, the Directory of Public Worship, and the Form of Church Government, and represent the doctrine and church polity of the English and Scottish Reformation.

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