And without a change of dogmata, what is there but the slavery of men groaning and pretending to obey?
Ambrose, bishop of Milan, was then eminent for his skill in the dogmata of the Catholics.
I divide all apodeictic propositions, whether demonstrable or immediately certain, into dogmata and mathemata.
Quam quia Ecclesi Roman dogmata summa constantia defendimus.
His "dogmata theologica" is incomplete, not having been carried beyond the fifth volume.
This creed formulates its relation to Scripture over and over, as the one regula by which all dogmata are to be tried.
As the senses naturally belong to the body, and the desires and affections to the soul, so do the dogmata to the understanding.
Your friend has the remedy in his own hands; let him "purify his dogmata."
c.1600 (in plural dogmata), from Latin dogma "philosophical tenet," from Greek dogma (genitive dogmatos) "opinion, tenet," literally "that which one thinks is true," from dokein "to seem good, think" (see decent). Treated in 17c.-18c. as a Greek word in English.
A teaching or set of teachings laid down by a religious group, usually as part of the essential beliefs of the group.
Note: The term dogma is often applied to statements put forward by someone who thinks, inappropriately, that they should be accepted without proof.