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  • n. Plural form of dogma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Greek plural of dogma.

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Examples

  • The "doctrines" of heretics are also called dogmata, as in Basil, Ep.CCLXI. and Socr.,

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • But in the minor 'dogmata', in modes of exposition, and the vehicles of faith and reason to the understandings, imaginations, and affections of men, the churches may differ, and in this difference supply one object for charity to exercise itself on by mutual forbearance.

    Literary Remains, Volume 2

  • Being neither a religion nor an ideology, the body of opinion termed conservatism possesses no Holy Writ and no Das Kapital to provide dogmata.

    Ten Conservative Principles

  • Father Eustace also dealt forth with well-meant kindness those apophthegms and dogmata of consolation, which friendship almost always offers to grief, though they are uniformly offered in vain.

    The Monastery

  • Dogma the plural is either dogmata or dogmas, Greek δόγμα, plural δόγματα is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, ideology or any kind of organization, thought to be authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted or diverged from.

    Bringing the stupid: Joanne (True Blue) edition.

  • Christianity has very little in common with either the theology, theodicy or dogmata of Islam.

    If you haven't yet read...

  • It then appeared, from the crucifix, the beads, and the shirt of hair which he wore next his person, that his sense of guilt had induced him to receive the dogmata of a religion, which pretends, by the maceration of the body, to expiate the crimes of the soul.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Unfortunately, our bodies could not care less about our beliefs about what makes them fat or sick, and they go right ahead and get out of whack despite our dogmata about what we should eat to be healthy.

    Fat and fatter | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • That good ole dogmata you quote, would not have been understood by the Founding Fathers.

    Why are libertarians so interested in philosophy?

  • The attitude we call conservatism is sustained by a body of sentiments, rather than by a system of ideological dogmata.

    Why are libertarians so interested in philosophy?

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