Meaning of catechism
Pronunciation: (kat'i-kiz"um), [key]
- an elementary book containing a summary of the principles of the Christian religion, esp. as maintained by a particular church, in the form of questions and answers.
- the contents of such a book.
- a similar book of instruction in other subjects.
- a series of formal questions put, as to political candidates, to bring out their views.
- catechetical instruction.
- catechism (Thesaurus)