- the study of the arrangement and statement of religious doctrines, especially of the doctrines received in and taught by the Christian church.
Origin of dogmatics
Also called dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology.
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Examples from the Web for dogmatics
Dogmatics, systematics, dialectics were what everybody wanted.The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation
Ernst Von Dobschutz
The Avesta, then, is not a system of dogmatics, but a book of worship.Ten Great Religions
James Freeman Clarke
Dogmatics, a systematic arrangement of the articles of Christian faith (dogmas), or the branch of theology that deals with them.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
In the hymns he is losing his definite character and becoming an abstraction, a god of dogmatics rather than of history.History of Religion
Nanny adhered to the Dogmatics, and inferred, from reason and nature, that heat was the best application for driving away cold.
- (functioning as singular) the study of religious dogmas and doctrinesAlso called: dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology
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