Origin of doctrine
Examples from the Web for doctrine
These are not sidelines to conservative Christian doctrine, but centerpieces of it.
If it leads to real change, not just in tone, but also in doctrine and policy, it would indeed be an earthquake.Pope Francis Pushes the Church Another Step Further on Gays|Gene Robinson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he went on to give as much of a Rand Paul Middle East Doctrine as a place where doctrine is the problem can take.
In the current crisis, Obama has articulated no overarching cause, no doctrine about defending freedom and democracy.
That doctrine committed the United States to military alliances like NATO and aimed to stop the spread of communism.
He is here, adorning, by a life of severe simplicity and divine benevolence, the doctrine he has espoused.Aurelian|William Ware
Thus he expected to neutralize the evil effects of the Baital's doctrine touching the amiability of parents unlike himself.Vikram and the Vampire|Richard F. Burton
If we can admit the doctrine of the stomach having a general consent with the whole system.Dissertation on the English Language|Noah Webster, Jr.
The doctrine of foreknowledge, with Mr. Toplady, included the doctrine of election and decrees.The Young People's Wesley|W. McDonald
One of the kings counsellors expressed dissent from the Bishops doctrine.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
British Dictionary definitions for doctrine
Word Origin for doctrine
Word Origin and History for doctrine
late 14c., from Old French doctrine (12c.) "teaching, doctrine," and directly from Latin doctrina "teaching, body of teachings, learning," from doctor "teacher" (see doctor (n.)).