dogmatics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1845 a branch of theology that seeks to interpret the dogmas of a religious faith

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dogmatics —    Dogmatics is a branch of theology that attempts to expound in a coherent way the teachings (dogma) of the church. In the Protestant context, dogmatics attempts to lay out more or less systematically the teachings of the Protestant tradition, a …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Dogmatics — is the systematic study of church dogmas. It is a branch of theology.Since dogmas are the fundamental beliefs of a religion, dogmatics is specific to each religion and/or sect. The term is commonly used with Christian faiths.ee also* Dogmatic… …   Wikipedia

  • Dogmatics — Dog*mat ics, n. The science which treats of Christian doctrinal theology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogmatics — [dög mat′iks] n. the study of religious dogmas, esp. those of Christianity …   English World dictionary

  • dogmatics — /dawg mat iks, dog /, n. (used with a sing. v.) the study of the arrangement and statement of religious doctrines, esp. of the doctrines received in and taught by the Christian church. Also called dogmatic theology, doctrinal theology. [1835 45;… …   Universalium

  • dogmatics — noun The systematic study of church dogma …   Wiktionary

  • dogmatics — Synonyms and related words: Buddhology, Mariolatry, Mariology, Mercersburg theology, apologetics, canonics, crisis theology, dialogical theology, divinity, doctrinalism, doctrinism, eschatology, existential theology, hagiography, hagiology,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dogmatics — n. science which studies the dogmas of religious doctrines …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dogmatics — plural noun [treated as sing.] a system of dogma, especially one laid down by the Roman Catholic Church …   English new terms dictionary

  • dogmatics — dog·mat·ics …   English syllables

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