noun (plural heresies)
- It is also true, as Colin Gunton makes clear in his essay, that Arianism is a perennial Christian heresy.
- Sutcliffe makes no suggestion identifying New Age phenomena with Gnosticism, one of the classic heresies of the Christian church.
- The film comes close to reviving the old Monophysite heresy - as if Jesus is totally divine in nature.
- But why does it have to be political heresy to go the whole hog?
- Indeed, they are so against the conventional wisdom that they might be termed heresy.
- Hacking out at the Old Course is the ultimate heresy.
Middle English: from Old French heresie, based on Latin haeresis, from Greek hairesis 'choice' (in ecclesiastical Greek 'heretical sect'), from haireisthai 'choose'.
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