More importantly, Israel is only able to act with such impunity because they understand the power of the “no light” dogma.
The fact that those who utter the dogma still support groups that oppose it matters little.
Had Herx said “this dogma is sexist,” that would be well beyond the reach of the courts.
But religion, unfortunately, because of dogma, tends to divide us, and spirituality and humanity is what unites us.
She says she was released when she feigned acceptance of their dogma.
Ah,” he said, “as to dogma, I think we must be content for the present with a few stories and hymns.
And, once again, forms are of no importance; it is sufficient that dogma should remain.
Time was when one man framed a dogma and declared it to be the eternal truth.
He laid down this dogma as the necessary basis of any reform by persuasion.
Whether on the side of dogma or ritual, it seemed to have lost for the moment its old impulse—to have lost heart and life.
c.1600 (in plural dogmata), from Latin dogma "philosophical tenet," from Greek dogma (genitive dogmatos) "opinion, tenet," literally "that which one thinks is true," from dokein "to seem good, think" (see decent). Treated in 17c.-18c. as a Greek word in English.
A teaching or set of teachings laid down by a religious group, usually as part of the essential beliefs of the group.
Note: The term dogma is often applied to statements put forward by someone who thinks, inappropriately, that they should be accepted without proof.