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in·qui·si·tion
[in-kwuh-zish-uhn, ing-]
NOUN
1.
an official investigation, especially one of a political or religious nature, characterized by lack of regard for individual rights, prejudice on the part of the examiners, and recklessly cruel punishments.
2.
any harsh, difficult, or prolonged questioning.
3.
the act of inquiring; inquiry; research.
4.
an investigation, or process of inquiry.
5.
a judicial or official inquiry.
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The Inquisition was a group of institutions within the government system of the Catholic Church whose aim was to combat heresy. It started in 12th-century ...

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Sooner or later, any discussion of apologetics with Fundamentalists will address the Inquisition. To non-Catholics it is a scandal; to Catholics, an embarrassment ...

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inquisition: a judicial procedure and later an institution that was established by the papacy and, sometimes, by secular governments to combat heresy. Derived ...

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Jan 23, 2012 ... In talking with audiences about my new book, “God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World,” I've found that the same ...

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Answer: The Inquisitions were judicial institutions or tribunals that were established by the Roman Catholic Church in order to seek out, try, and sentence people ...

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Another reason for Pope Gregory IX's creation of the Inquisition was to bring order and legality to the process of dealing with heresy, since there had been ...

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The Inquisition was a Roman Catholic tribunal for discovery and punishment of heresy, which was marked by the severity of questioning and punishment and ...

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