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Dogma (Gk., ‘opinion’). Originally a good or acceptable opinion of philosophers, it became also a decree of a public or political authority; in that latter sense it is found in both Septuagint and New Testament. In Christian history (attaining among Roman Catholics a formal definition at the First Vatican Council) it is a truth revealed by God and presented to the Church for belief, either through a council or a pope or the episcopacy.

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dogma XVII. — L. dogma philosophical tenet — Gr. dógma, dogmat- opinion, tenet, f. dokeîn seem (good), think, suppose.
So dogmatic, dogmatical XVII. — late L. dogmaticus — Gr. dogmatikós. dogmatism XVII, dogmatist XVI. — F. dogmatize XVII. — F. or late L.

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dog·ma / ˈdôgmə/ • n. a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true: the Christian dogma of the Trinity | the rejection of political dogma.

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