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heresy
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
opinions or actions most people consider immoral
  • What didn't fit this equation became heretical—if you weren't worshipping the right way, you were out.
  • He shook his head, but stopped short of calling me a heretic.
  • He was a famous orthodox Christian historian whose text The Prescription Against Heretics was a forerunner of the Nicene Creed.
  • Thanks to Shay, my supervising priest thinks I'm a heretic.
  • Do you think you're a heretic?
  • "Does any heretic?" he said.
  • Through a series of editorial decisions, they were excluded— and considered heresy by the early Christian church.
  • He's a heretic.
  • Well, in spite of how Maggie introduced you, you don't seem like a heretic to me.
  • I'm sure you already know that heresy comes from the Greek word for choice.
  • Namely, we learned that they were heresy.
  • Anyone who'd had limited religious instruction or a thorough college education knew about the Catholic Church and its role in politics and history—not to mention the heresies that had been squelched over the centuries.
  • It was easy to see why, in seminary, this had been taught as heresy: the basis of Christianity was that there was only one God, and He was so different from man that the only way to reach Him was through Jesus.
  • The biggest heresies are the ones that scare the Church to death.
  • They called their gospels heresy, and the Nag Hammadi texts were hidden for two thousand years.

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