- n. Plural form of dogma.
“The massive failure of totalitarian metamyths, the extraordinary scale of the megadeaths exacted in the name of dogmas, and the currently more pervasive intellectual skepticism regarding the practicality of utopias, makes it unlikely that a self-destructive political wave will replicate the tragic errors of the twentieth century.”
“His attitude toward the idealistic dogmas is a most independent one and quite frequently one of opposition.”
“Friends, who denounced her as a dangerous woman because she doubted certain dogmas they fully believed.”
“The point: there aren’t really dogmas in science, but some scientific concepts are sometimes called dogmas by scientists.”
“Albert Schweitzer too has lived his whole life by the same principle, applying it to everything he has done, although he has never been a believer in dogmas.”
“To be applied, the interest of the Twelve hundred dollars above mentioned, for educational purposes alone, for children of both sexes of color, in Canada, apart from all sectarian or traditional dogmas, which is the only hope for the rising generation.”
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“Their dogmas were the existence of one God and the immortality of the soul.”
“We cannot describe as dogmas, doctrines such as the Apokatastasis, or the Kenosis of the Son of God, without coming into conflict with the ordinary usage of language and with ecclesiastical law.”
“That which Protestants and Catholics call dogmas, are not only ecclesiastical doctrines, but they are also: (1) theses expressed in abstract terms, forming together”
“Protestantism; (2) That as noted above, the dogmas, that is, the formulated doctrines of faith have different meanings on different matters in the Protestant and in the Catholic Churches.”
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In keeping with my other Prosies (like this one). There were a number of phrases as well as words in this speech that I found particularly compelling.
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