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Synonyms for dogma

blind faith


  • blind faith
  • certainty
  • unquestioning belief
  • arrogant conviction

Synonyms for dogma

a principle taught or advanced for belief, as by a religious or philosophical group

Synonyms for dogma

a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative

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Limbo was never defined as a dogma but had become part of common belief.
Earlier Anglican-Catholic dialogues expressed agreement on many areas of Marian doctrine, but the Marian dogmas of 1854 and 1950, because of their manner of definition and the absence of the biblical warranty, were the stumbling blocks.
It outlines its purpose from the outset: tackling fundamental and difficult issues of Orthodox faith, such as dogma and truth vis-a-vis the contemporary life.
These Christians, in other words, experience religion with their hearts, and, like the Spirit who blows uncontrollably (John 3:8), hierarchies, doctrines, and dogmas cannot contain them.
Armed with their elegant and sophisticated conception of shame, the authors (in part three) revisit the "two dogmas.
Just as Wright is left, alone in his narrow room, hungering for a sense of the inexpressibly human, so Ellison's hero--disillusioned of the various dogmas which fail to grapple with America's complex cultural ambiguities with sufficient irony and ambivalence--is left underground, searching for a "socially responsible role to play" (581), a "lower frequency" along which to connect with an individual listener/reader.
But it nonetheless allowed creationists to position themselves as believers in an alternative scientific theory rather than mere religious dogma.
Anglicans--and Protestants in general--reject both dogmas because they cannot be verified by Scripture.
However, ARCIC said the document (published by Continuum /Morehouse Publishing) "does not entirely resolve the differences" between the two churches on the dogmas of the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption.
provides a basic introduction to contemporary political ideologies, offering the historical and analytic context for the selections in her companion reader Dogmas and Dreams, 3rd ed.
At the root of it all is Burroughs' rejection of scientific dogmas, the most basic of which, he says, is the claim that the unaided human will can produce no physical effects.
The physicists will be forced to give up their dogmas of understanding a whole organism by understanding a small piece of it, and the biologists will have to give up some dogmas about genetics.
Revisability and Conceptual Change in "Two Dogmas of Empiricism," DAVID J.
In a May 17 statement, "Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ," the church-sponsored Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) agreed that the Catholic dogmas of the Immaculate Conception and Assumption are "authentic expressions of Christian belief," reports the British newspaper The Times.
Though it's dangerous with a complex document of almost 16,000 words to reduce its content to a couple of sentences, in essence, "Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ" declares that, properly understood, Anglicans can accept the Marian content of the two dogmas of the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption, infallibly defined by popes in 1854 and 1950, respectively.