Origin of doctrinal
Examples from the Web for doctrinal
The resulting affair mixed the doctrinal with the sensational: It was part Jonathan Edwards, part Nancy Grace.The Scopes Monkey Trial 2.0: It’s Not About the Stupid Science-Deniers|Michael Schulson|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, I gather that adherence to this literal view, held by Joseph Smith, is not for Mormons today a doctrinal matter.
Some regard must also be had to the doctrinal views of the missionary requiring the plan.
His political views also lost him adherents in those Cantons that were in favour of his doctrinal position.Europe in the Sixteenth Century 1494-1598, Fifth Edition|A. H. (Arthur Henry) Johnson
The doctrinal tradition originating in earlier epochs of the church, and no longer understood.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
By familiarity with ritual any doctrinal reference which it once had is lost by familiarity, but the habits persist.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
He had no wish for a doctrinal change, or for the bringing about of a strict uniformity with the Church of England.History of the English People, Volume V (of 8) |John Richard Green
Word Origin and History for doctrinal
"pertaining to doctrines," 1560s, from Late Latin doctrinalis, from doctrina (see doctrine). Attested from mid-15c. as the title of a text book (from Middle French doctrinal).