Catechism

Definition of Catechism

Cat´e`chism   Pronunciation: ~kĭz'm
n.1.A form of instruction by means of questions and answers.
2.A book containing a summary of principles, especially of religious doctrine, reduced to the form of questions and answers.
The Jews, even till this day, have their catechisms.
- Hooker.
The Larger Catechism
See Westminster Assembly, under Assembly.

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Weltanschauung, articles of religion, bone of contention, credenda, credo, creed, cross-interrogatory, cross-question, cult, debating point, demand, doctrinal statement, faith, feeler, formulated belief, gospel, ideology, inquiry, interrogation, interrogative, interrogatory, ism, issue, leader, leading question, moot point, point at issue, point in question, political faith, political philosophy, problem, query, question, question at issue, question mark, quodlibet, religion, school, system of belief, topic, trial balloon, vexed question, world view
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