catechism

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  • Info A catechism, is a summary or exposition of doctrine and served as a learning introduction to the Sacraments traditionally used in catechesis, or Christian religious teaching of children and adult converts. more...
  • The friend said he would, and asked if the child could say her catechisms. Cited from Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope
  • In his early years he taught catechism in churches near his home.
  • Between times, she taught catechism and reading to little girls accepted at the free school.
  • Hath she ever taught you otherwise than you have learned in your catechism? Cited from Giles Corey, Yeoman, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He also taught catechism to the children of the town at the local parish church.
  • They established a school where reading, writing, industrial works, and catechism were taught.
  • He was later brought by his parents to a missionary center where he learned catechism.
  • He introduced a small catechism and had plans to set up a craft school.
  • The first question of every catechism was, and will always be, the most difficult one to answer. Cited from Superstition In All Ages (1732), by Jean Meslier
  • He knows more than is written down in the catechism of Holy Church. Cited from The Black Douglas, by S. R. Crockett
  • He no longer expected it to tell him stories or to teach him the Catechism. Cited from The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance, by Bernhard Berenson
  • At least, it ought to be put into the catechism, and put in strong. Cited from Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools, by Various
  • His parents allowed him to take catechism classes and to be received into the Catholic Church.
  • Some literary works have also taken the form of a catechism.
  • Students often begin taking catechism classes at about age twelve and are usually confirmed at age fourteen.
  • This at least is certain -- if it were a good book it would be very unlike our catechisms. Cited from Emile, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • She'd line us up and learn us our catechism. Cited from Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives, Part 3, by Work Projects Admin.
  • I don't wonder he wouldn't say his catechism, do you? Cited from Two Knapsacks, by John Campbell (AKA: J. Cawdor Bell)
  • He served in this capacity for ten years, also teaching Sunday school and catechism classes.
  • In the afternoon those who chose to do so came again to the church to be taught the catechism. Cited from Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year, by E.C. Hartwell
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Meaning of catechism

  • noun A series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
  • noun An elementary book summarizing the principles of a christian religion; written as questions and answers