dogmatics

[dawg-mat-iks, dog-]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. 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

First recorded in 1835–45; see origin at dogmatic, -ics
Also called dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology.
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dogmatics

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