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A modern dictionary of 5,679 Catholic terms (including abbreviations), both common and obscure. Find accurate definitions of words and phrases. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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DIDACTICS

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The branch of religious education concerned with teaching and instruction (Greek didaktikos, apt teaching). It is that part or aspect of catechetics which looks to training the mind to better understand and appropriate revealed truths.