What does the word heresy mean?

Usage examples for heresy

  1. Bopaul was eager to continue it, and Ananda could not resist the fascination that heresy had for his inquiring nature. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. As this system was adopted, it was natural that some persons should write against heresy to prevent its increase. – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente