Associations to the word «Catechism»

Wiktionary

CATECHISM, noun. A book, in question and answer form, summarizing the basic principles of Christianity.
CATECHISM, noun. A basic manual in some subject.
CATECHISM, noun. A set of questions designed to determine knowledge.

Dictionary definition

CATECHISM, noun. A series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views.
CATECHISM, noun. An elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion; written as questions and answers.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King