Heresy

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Heresy is ony provocative belief or theory that is strangly at variance wi established beliefs or customs. A heretic is a proponent o such claims or beliefs.[1] Heresy is distinct frae baith apostasy, which is the explicit renunciation o ane's releegion, principles or cause,[2] and blasphemy, which is irreverence toward releegion.[3]

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  1. "Heresy | Define Heresy at Dictionary.com". Dictionary.reference.com. Retrieved 15 Apryle 2013.
  2. "Apostasy | Learn everything there is to know about Apostasy at". Reference.com. Archived frae the original on 17 Julie 2013. Retrieved 15 Apryle 2013.
  3. "Definitions of "blasphemy" at Dictionary.com". Dictionary.reference.com. Retrieved 15 Apryle 2013.