from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a catechistic manner; by question and answer.
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All that is necessary is a splash of water, a few words, a helpless child, and a superstitious and catechistically brainwashed babysitter.
The principles of Christianity, briefly and catechistically taught them, is enough to save their souls; but, on the other hand, they may read themselves into such opinions and persuasions, as may at length destroy a government, and fire a whole kingdom: and for this I shall not seek for arguments, after experience.
A body of divinity, or, The summe and substance of Christian religion catechistically propounded and explained, by way of question and answer, methodically and familiarly handled: collected long since out of sundry authors, and reduced unto one common method.