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heretic

Now chiefly RC Church a person who maintains beliefs contrary to the established teachings of the Church
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Such acts, the leaders say, are "too random" and are based on heretical teachings and interpretations of Islamic theology.
Chapters 3 and 4 are concerned with paradoxical relationships between literate practices and spiritual identity introduced in chapter 2; juxtaposing the chapters highlights some remarkable similarities between women committed to a heretical movement and nuns committed to a monastic order notable for its orthodoxy.
Laugh all you like, but if you actually watch these films they can, in fact, yield such heretical interpretations.
She even portrays God visually, assigning him attributes, which is heretical even without pictures.
Many orthodox schools of thought and heretical movements in previous centuries receive basic and adequate treatment.
An unsigned article in a now-defunct Falwell paper, The Liberty Flame, blasted Hagee's "Two Covenant" belief, quoting Southern Baptist theologians who called Hagee's view "unfaithful to the New Testament and, therefore, heretical.
But what about the many contemporary examples of heretical views within the pantheon of science?
The editors of this splendid collection of twelve essays assert that modern scholars seeking to establish Milton's orthodoxy "have often understated, explained away, or otherwise soft-pedaled his heretical beliefs" (1).
The far-right group, which was founded in Brazil in 1960, has been condemned as a heretical cult.
Things were so bad that it was heretical to suggest that foundries were in business to make money, not castings.
Now the Archbishop of South East Asia, the Most Reverend Moses Tay, has hit out at Holloway's "horrendous and heretical views".