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Heresy is any belief or theory that is strongly at variance with established beliefs or customs, in particular the accepted beliefs of a church or religious organization . A heretic is a proponent of such claims or beliefs. Heresy is distinct from both apostasy, which is the explicit renunciation of one's religion, principles or cause,  ...

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Heretic definition, a professed believer who maintains religious opinions contrary to those accepted by his or her church or rejects doctrines prescribed by that church. See more.

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Define heretic: a person who differs in opinion from established religious dogma; especially : a baptized member of the Roman… — heretic in a sentence.

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n 1: a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church syn: misbeliever, religious outcast 2: a person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion)

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If your friend became interested in Hinduism, with its many gods and rituals, her Catholic mother might be worried that her daughter was a heretic, or a person whose religious beliefs are in contrast to the fundamental beliefs of her church.

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Heretic definition: A heretic is someone whose beliefs or actions are considered wrong by most people,... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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St. Thomas defines heresy: 'a species of infidelity in men who, having professed the faith of Christ, corrupt its dogmas'

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Definition of heretic - a person believing in or practising religious heresy.

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Define heretic. heretic synonyms, heretic pronunciation, heretic translation, English dictionary definition of heretic. n. A person who holds controversial opinions, especially one who publicly dissents from the officially accepted dogma of the Roman Catholic Church.