Infallibility vs Heresy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between infallibility and heresy

is that infallibility is the property of being infallible; the ability to never make a mistake while heresy is (religion) a doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from roman catholic dogma.

infallibility

English

Noun

(infallibilities)
  • The property of being infallible; the ability to never make a mistake.
  • Sadly, dictionary compilers do not show the trait of infallibility .

    Synonyms

    * faultlessness * perfection

    Antonyms

    * fallibility

    heresy

    English

    (wikipedia heresy)

    Alternative forms

    *

    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