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Adj.1.catechismal - of or relating to a catechism summarizing the principles of Christianity
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
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Eric Lincoln (1974), which means any religion's foundational, catechismal doctrine or dogma, syncretism is a nonfactor.
This happiness is reflected in the medieval lightness of the poem, which is perfectly congenial with its catechismal rhetoric.
In playing out the disappearance of life's last ounce of zest, the cumulatively simple, almost catechismal, repetitions of the three children's three stanzas inexorably conde nse and enervate the piquancy of language itself.