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The great Italian astronomer, Galileo Galilei, was arrested and convicted in 1633 by the Holy Inquisition for holding the belief that 'the Earth revolved around the Sun,' which was considered heretical and contrary to the Holy Scriptures of the Catholic Church.
Although she does not intend to write about actual heretical beliefs and practice, her exploration of the idea--or rather ideas--of heresy in the thirteenth century nevertheless outlines the scaffold of something suggesting exactly such underlying 'reality' of heresy.
A heretical Pope, then, would, according to cannon 194, 1, 2, excommunicate himself and lose his office.
The institutionalization of the heretic in national histories and commercial ventures sets the tone of this call to examine the heretical thought.
The sect views itself as Muslim but has been branded a heretical group by the Indonesian Ulema Council, the secular country's highest Muslim authority.
To my fellow Canadians who have created a rift that goes far beyond ecclesiastics and dogma and has turned citizen against citizen and family member against family member, I bring news that is heretical in nature: the world is not flat and revolves around the sun.
Their father is one of the pharaoh's chief advisors, and he gets his lovely, willful, egotistical daughter married off to the crown prince, Ahmunhotep, a stubborn, hot-tempered, unstable teen with heretical religious ideas.
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo and the entire works of Emile Zola and Jean-Paul Satre were all banned by the Roman Catholic Church for being heretical or immoral.
Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, a young pharaoh distinguished by his instability and heretical desires; though she is beloved by the people, when strives to produce a son she overlooks plots against her husband's rule.
It is extraordinary that the bombings in Iraq, including in mosques, that kill so many Shia noncombatants draw almost no condemnation in other predominately Muslim countries, To many Sunnis, the Shia are heretical Muslims.
This Warhammer 40,000 omnibus gathers the novels FIRST AND ONLY, GHOSTMAKER, NECROPOLIS and the short story IN REMEMBRANCE under one cover, providing a seamless set of interrelated stories surrounding the chaotic Sabbat system, where the Imperial Guard faces invasion by heretical forces.
Various evangelical sects continue to view Mormonism as heretical, non-Christian, or even satanic.