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  • n. Plural form of doctrine.

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Examples

  • Delegates on the subject of the abolition of slavery and a succinct account of the doctrines broached by the friends of abolition in debate, and the mischievous tendency of those proceedings and doctrines_ (Richmond, 1832).

    American Negro Slavery A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime

  • In principles he was opposed to all such doctrines which he called doctrines of hate; in

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 16 [Supplement]

  • O friends, but for this faith, this anchor to the soul both sure and steadfast, I know not what would have become of us in the sweep which there has been of what we called the doctrines of Christianity from our minds.

    The Grimke Sisters

  • Our strength ought to go into conduct, not into talk -- least of all, into talk about what they call the doctrines of the gospel.

    Mary Marston

  • Netherlands that he had the effrontery to proceed to Rome, promulgating what he called his doctrines as he went.

    The Rise of the Dutch Republic — Volume 02: Introduction II

  • Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell will be mixing what he calls doctrines from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints into his gubernatorial campaign in a series of meetings slated for LDS elders only.

    Right Wing Watch

  • Rex Rammell will be mixing what he calls doctrines from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints into his gubernatorial campaign in a series of meetings slated for LDS elders only.

    Pam's House Blend - Front Page

  • I do not have to prove that teaching children religious doctrines is not child abuse (an attempt to prove a negative).

    A California Ruling

  • Meanwhile, there does seem to be some diversity here on campus about different interpretations of certain doctrines ... but I would welcome even more discussion.

    Year of Living Biblically (copy)

  • I can certainly understand, and indeed have deep sympathy for, people who are struggling with their faith, who are having a hard time accepting certain doctrines, etc.

    This recipe for Lapsed-Disgruntled Catholic Pie...

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