[n] - a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views 2. [n] - an elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion
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Teaching by question and answer on the Socratic method, but chiefly as a means of instructing children in the basics of the Christian creed. A person being instructed in this way in preparation for...
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From the Greek 'katecheo' - to sound aloud. A training program to educate a person in the fundamentals of Christianity. It is often organized in a question and answer format.
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Cat'e·chism (-kĭz'm) noun [ Latin catechismus , from Greek See Catechise .] 1. A form of instruction by means of questions and answers. 2. A book containing a summary of principles, especially of religious doctrine,...
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noun an elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion; written as questions and answers
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• (n.) A form of instruction by means of questions and answers. • (n.) A book containing a summary of principles, especially of religious doctrine, reduced to the form of questions and answers.
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a manual of religious instruction usually arranged in the form of questions and answers used to instruct the young, to win converts, and to testify ... [4 related articles]
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A catechism (əm; κατηχισμός from kata = "down" + echein = "to sound", literally "to sound down" (into the ears), i.e. to indoctrinate) is a summary or exposition of doctrine, traditionally used in Christian religious teaching from New Testament times to the present. Catechisms are doctri...
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catechism (kăt'ukizum) [Gr.,=oral instruction], originally oral instruction in religion, later written instruction. Catechisms are usually written in the form of questions and answers. Almost as old as Christianity, they were used especially for the instruction of converts and children. Ca...
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A catechism is an elementary book containing a number of principles in any science or art, but originally particularly in religion, reduced to the form of questions and answers.
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Teaching by question and answer on the Socratic method, but chiefly as a means of instructing children in the basics of the Christian creed. A person being instructed in this way in preparation for baptism or confirmation is called a catechumen
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1) Book that summarizes the basic teaching of christianity 2) Examination 3) Interrogation 4) Interrogatory
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