His move to the Tribune would be followed by a move to a suburban manse—“heresy!”
His immigration “heresy” is more likely to help than to hurt him.
A person close to the family told the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle that he was initially arrested for heresy.
He committed Republican heresy by saying revenue needs to be part of any deficit solution.
To many in the industry, walking away from pre-sold ideas is heresy.
Thus the notions of sorcery, heresy, and witchcraft were developed.
A person was as liable to be charged with heresy if better than the crowd as if worse.
To his ears, its many tongues tell nothing, or preach only heresy.
I'm an old woman but I do no wrong, and there is no one can accuse me of heresy.
He must be put to death; nothing but some striking example can check the Lutheran heresy.
"an opinion of private men different from that of the catholick and orthodox church" [Johnson], c.1200, from Old French heresie (12c.), from Latin hæresis, "school of thought, philosophical sect," used by Christian writers for "unorthodox sect or doctrine," from Greek hairesis "a taking or choosing, a choice," from haireisthai "take, seize," middle voice of hairein "to choose," of unknown origin, perhaps from PIE *ser- "to seize" (cf. Hittite šaru "booty," Welsh herw "booty").
The Greek word was used in the New Testament in reference to the Sadducees, Pharisees, and even the Christians, as sects of Judaism, but in English bibles it usually is translated sect. Meaning "religious belief opposed to the orthodox doctrines of the Church" evolved in Late Latin. Transferred (non-religious) use from late 14c.
A belief or teaching considered unacceptable by a religious group. (See heretic.)