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
More example sentences
- 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.
More definitions of dogmaticsDefinition of dogmatics in:
- The US English dictionary