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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(1) The Anglophone print archive contains few examples of black literacy in English before the last third of the eighteenth century when the British initiated a process of 'amelioration'--a term that describes the attempt to improve the living conditions of enslaved people without actually freeing them, most notably through the 'civilising' agenda of religious catechismal instruction.
Gongyang is written in what is often described as a catechismal, question-and-answer form, and formatting is used to distinguish passages of different types.
Eric Lincoln (1974), which means any religion's foundational, catechismal doctrine or dogma, syncretism is a nonfactor.