Götz von Berlichingen
/ (German ɡœts fɔn ˈbɛrlɪçɪŋən) /
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Lexical Investigations: DogmaAt the turn of the 17th century, dogma entered English from the Latin term meaning “philosophical tenet.” The Greek word from which it is borrowed means “that which one thinks is true,” and comes ultimately from the Greek dokein which means “to seem good” or “think.” The origin of the word dogma acts as a reminder to English speakers that now-established principles and doctrines were …
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