One who holds to a heresy; one who believes some doctrine contrary to the established faith or prevailing religion.
One who having made a profession of Christian belief, deliberately and pertinaciously refuses to believe one or more of the articles of faith "determined by the authority of the universal church."
A person who obstinately holds to a view that is contrary to one or more of the fundamental beliefs of the church; it is not mere error, but obstinate holding to the error when instructed by a properly constituted authority. (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 362) Related terms: Heresy
a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
a person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion)
a baptised Christian who does not accept the Catholic rule of faith, i
a Christian, one who basically accepts and knows the Lord Jesus Christ, but who tends to go wrong in some particular doctrinal issue
a person guilty of heresy
a person who has a heresy and openly promotes it among the church in attempts of persuading them
a person whose belief opposes that of true Christian doctrine, and is in error of Scriptural interpretation
person who has expressed formal denial or doubt of any defined doctrine of the church
Someone whose religious beliefs differ from the teachings of the main religious authorities in ways that are felt to be dangerous.
someone who argues with the teachings of the Church.
person who does not behave in accordance with an established attitude, doctrine, or principle, usually in religious matters
(Greek-Latin) One who deviates from official Church dogma.