Pronunciation: (dôg-mat'iks, dog-), [key]
—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 dogmat'ic theol'ogy, doctrinal theology.
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