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  • Heckerism — Heck er*ism, n. (R. C. Ch.) (a) The teaching of Isaac Thomas Hecker (1819 88), which interprets Catholicism as promoting human aspirations after liberty and truth, and as the religion best suited to the character and institutions of the American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heckerism — ˈhekəˌrizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Isaac Thomas Hecker died 1888 American Roman Catholic clergyman + English ism : certain religious teachings (as the adaptation of traditional beliefs to the exigencies of modern culture …   Useful english dictionary

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