What is the difference between heresy and abjuration?

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As nouns the difference between heresy and abjuration

is that heresy is {{context|religion|lang=en}} a doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from roman catholic dogma while abjuration is a solemn recantation or renunciation on oath; as, an abjuration of heresy {{defdate|first attested around 1350 to 1470}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =5| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

heresy

English

(wikipedia heresy)

Alternative forms

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Noun

(heresies)
  • (religion) A doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from Roman Catholic dogma.
  • * 1968 , History of Western Civilization, edited by Heyes, Baldwin & Cole, p.47. Macmillan. Library of Congress 67–13596
  • Heresy meant deliberate departure from the accepted doctrines of the church. It was intellectual and spiritual dissent and concerned the beliefs of Christianity, not the morals of its adherents.
  • A controversial or unorthodox opinion held by a member of a group, as in politics, philosophy or science.
  • See also

    * schism * Arianism * monophysism * Nestorianism * Pelagianism

    References

    abjuration

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A solemn recantation or renunciation on oath; as, an abjuration of heresy.
  • A repudiation on oath of a religious or political principle.
  • The act of abjuring.
  • Derived terms

    * Oath of Abjuration

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