Definition of dogma :
1. A doctrinal notion asserted without regard to evidence or truth; an arbitrary dictum.
2. A formally stated and authoritatively settled doctrine; a definite, established, and authoritative tenet.
3. That which is held as an opinion; a tenet; a doctrine.
belief (part of speech: noun)
- The time- perspective is essential to set any Biblical institution or dogma in the true light. - "The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible", R. Heber Newton.
- Perhaps equality is hardly the word to use here, since uniformity is the thing aimed at; but the root of the proposal is in the dogma we are considering. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- Here we have dogma at its worst. - "Preaching and Paganism", Albert Parker Fitch.