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That may not sound radical to today’s feminists, but in the field of evolutionary biology, such a pronouncement has long bordered on the heretical.Lucy Cooke’s new book ‘Bitch’ busts myths about female animals|Erika Engelhaupt|June 14, 2022|Science News
Some recruiters told would-be recruits that the state leaders had to be confronted because the state’s loyalty oath contained heretical ideas.The Rise and Fall of a Dangerous Political Movement in Revolutionary America|Brendan McConville|September 28, 2021|Time
The idea of the Treasury borrowing hundreds of billions — or trillions — of dollars by selling long-term securities and in effect betting that interest rates will rise is heretical.
This is a heretical view and if it were left at that, I don't think much good would come of it.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Either way, the FSA-ISIS feud got worse after the McCain visit with the Northern Storm, which ISIS viewed as a heretical act.Obama Administration and Sotloff Family Battle Over Blame for Journalist’s Kidnapping|Josh Rogin|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Son of God is so awful that it borders on godless—not sinful or heretical, just lacking true Spirit.
He makes heretical suggestions about calling a “truce” in the culture wars.GOP Still Desperate for White Knight Despite Romney’s Michigan, Arizona Wins|Michelle Cottle|February 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Conservatives have written the whole thing off as the heretical pursuit of the Bush administration.
In the meantime the university had taken steps to ensure the suppression of heretical books.A History of the Cambridge University Press|S. C. Roberts
The Sorbonne declared, in the sixteenth century, that it was heretical to say that heretics ought not to be burned.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Thus these various national churches, all called heretical by both Greeks and Latins, continued to exist under Turkish rule.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Galling though the Irish laws were, they never went so far as to make the mere holding of heretical opinions criminal.Is Ulster Right?|Anonymous
Massachusetts had not yet renounced her designs upon the territories of the heretical Colony.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene