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dogmatics Line breaks: dog|mat¦ics
Pronunciation: /dɒɡˈmatɪks/

Definition of dogmatics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A system of principles laid down by an authority, especially the Roman Catholic Church, as undeniably true: it is a work of analysis, not of dogmatics
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  • As church dogmatics, as the faith of the community seeking understanding, theology is inherently communitarian.
  • Almost single-handedly Karl Barth retrieved dogmatics for the mainstream of academic theology after its marginalization in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
  • American neo-orthodoxy in the 1940s and 1950s typically meant a compound of Brunner's dogmatics, Niebuhr's theological ethics, and the scripture scholarship of the biblical theology movement.
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