[ dawg-mat-iks, dog- ]
/ dɔgˈmæt ɪks, dɒg- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of the arrangement and statement of religious doctrines, especially of the doctrines received in and taught by the Christian church.

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Origin of dogmatics

First recorded in 1835–45; see origin at dogmatic, -ics
Also called dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for dogmatics

/ (dɒɡˈmætɪks) /


(functioning as singular) the study of religious dogmas and doctrinesAlso called: dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology
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