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Adj.1.catechetic - of or relating to or resembling a rigorous catechism; "the catechistic method"
2.catechetic - of or relating to or involving catechesis
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
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The ministry also said that it had--along with Lithuania's Catechetic Centre, which helps teachers of Religion with teaching material crafted recommendations for those educators.
That is why he fully expected the bishops to come to Rome not simply to repeat catechetic teachings, but to speak openly and frankly, saying what they thought and what their people felt, and not just what might please the Holy Father.
Composed about the same time as Westminster School MS 3, around the turn of the fifteenth century, is London, British Library, Harley MS 2343, a collection of catechetic texts in the vernacular that contains both the "Exposition on the Creed" and Decem mandata in sequence (fols.
But while the MSABh and the MSAVBh understood the didactic function of the pudgala as being strictly descriptive--pointing to existing psychological facts in a metaphorical and hypostasized way--Candrakirti interprets it in terms of proselytic and catechetic expediency.