Examples of heretic in a Sentence
The church regards them as heretics.
Galileo was condemned as a heretic for supporting Copernicus's thesis that the earth revolves around the sun and not vice versa.
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The newbie Democratic candidates campaigning for the mid-terms are perhaps unusually ideological, the party having deterred pro-lifers and other heretics.
Back then, everyone associated with these ideas was regarded as a heretic.
Each of our perspectives is gospel and those who disagree with us are heretics.
There, Shiites have been targeted by suicide bombings carried out by Sunni militants, who revile Shiites as heretics.
Others went further in defending the rights of all religious believers, even heretics and non-believers, in civic and political life.
Bygone heretic hunters and their enablers have become the hunted.
Keeping the state out of the church’s business meant clerics lost the power to suppress heretics by force.
The latter was a time when not just Catholics and Protestants but also different varieties of the latter were at each other’s throats, self-righteously claiming to be the true believers while condemning others as heretics.
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