catechismal


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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.
According to catechismal teaching, the word "father" is to be understood as meaning not simply one's natural father but other men who are regarded as fathers in Scripture.
As the stories told by my colleague pointed toward implicit teaching rules, the stuff of "best practice," interpretations of parables may become catechismal so that conclusions--principles of best practice or more broadly of moral living--become the focus and point of reference rather than the story and the diffuse light shed by it on the nature of human experience.