A heretic is a person who expresses or acts on opinions considered to be heresy.

Heretic may also refer to:

*"Heretic (computer game)" (1994), from Raven Software
*"Heretic II", 1998 sequel to the aforementioned game

In literature:
* Peter Cameron (minister), author of the autobiography "Heretic", an account of his heresy trial by the Presbyterian Church of Australia
* In Romeo & Juliet by Willam ShakespeareIn music:
*"Heretic (Morbid Angel album)" (2003), death metal album by Morbid Angel
*"Heretic (Black metal band)" ,from Holland formed in 1995
*"Heretic (Naked City album)" (1991), album by Naked City
*"The Heretic", a song by experimental band The Sound of Animals Fighting from the album "Lover, The Lord Has Left Us"
*"The Heretic Anthem", a song by metal band, Slipknot, from the album "Iowa"
*"The Heretic Hammer", a song by black metal band, Dimmu Borgir, from the album "In Sorte Diaboli"
*"Heretics And Killers," a song by metal band Protest The Hero, off their 2005 album, "Kezia."
*"Heretics" is a song by Andrew Bird on his 2007 album "Armchair Apocrypha".
*"heretic" is a lethal song by hardcore/thrash band Pulling Teeth from america"
* The Heretics is a avant-garde orientated band from The Netherlands

In fiction:
*The Heretics, a religious alliance of alien races that broke from the Covenant in "Halo 2".
*A Legion of Chaos slaves from the Warhammer 40,000 wargame, equivalent to Imperial servitors

ee also

*Heresy (disambiguation)
*"Homer the Heretic", an episode of the animated TV show The Simpsons.

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  • Heretic II — Heretic Entwickler: Raven Software Verleger: id Software GT Interactive Publikation: 1994 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heretic — Entwickler Raven Software Publisher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heretic — Desarrolladora(s) Raven Software Distribuidora(s) GT Interactive Motor Motor modificado de Doom …   Wikipedia Español

  • Heretic — Éditeur id Software Développeur Raven Software Concepteur Brian Raffel Date de sortie 1994 Genre jeu de tir à la première personne Mode de jeu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Heretic — Her e*tic, n. [L. haereticus, Gr. ? able to choose, heretical, fr. ? to take, choose: cf. F. h[ e]r[ e]tique. See {Heresy}.] 1. One who holds to a heresy; one who believes some doctrine contrary to the established faith or prevailing religion.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heretic — n Heretic, schismatic, sectarian, sectary, dissenter, nonconformist are comparable when denoting a person who from the point of view of a particular church or religious faith is not orthodox in his beliefs. Heretic applies to one who teaches and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • heretic — [her′ə tik] n. [ME heretike < MFr hérétique < LL(Ec) haereticus, of heresy, heretic < Gr hairetikos, able to choose, in LGr(Ec), heretical < hairein, to take, choose] a person who professes a heresy; esp., a church member who holds… …   English World dictionary

  • heretic — I noun apostate, dissenter, dissentient, dissident, haereticus, iconoclast, infidel, misbeliever, nonconformist, protestant, schismatic, sectarian, separatist, skeptic, unbeliever II index malcontent, pariah, recusant …   Law dictionary

  • heretic — (n.) mid 14c., from O.Fr. eretique (14c., Mod.Fr. hérétique), from Church L. haereticus, from Gk. hairetikos able to choose, the verbal adjective of hairein (see HERESY (Cf. heresy)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • heretic — ► NOUN ▪ a person believing in or practising heresy. DERIVATIVES heretical adjective heretically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Heretic — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Heretic (значения). Heretic Разработчик …   Википедия

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