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

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada