dogmatics

[dawg-mat-iks, dog-]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of the arrangement and statement of religious doctrines, especially of the doctrines received in and taught by the Christian church.
Also called dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology.


Origin:
1835–45; see dogmatic, -ics

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dogmatics (dɒɡˈmætɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) dogmatic theology, Also called: doctrinal theology the study of religious dogmas and doctrines

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