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dogma

noun article of faith, axiom, belief, canon, conviction, credendum, credo, creed, declaration of faith, dictum, doctrinaire opinion, doctrine, dogma, doxy, maxim, orthodoxy, persuasion, placitum, precept, professed belief, rule, tenet
See also: article, belief, conviction, doctrine, idea, persuasion, precept, principle, rule, theory, thesis

DOGMA, civil law. This word is used in the first chapter, first section, of the second Novel, and signifies an ordinance of the senate. See also Dig. 27, 1, 6.

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Receive this comprehensive documentation and allow a free, unprejudiced and open-ended discussion in our church of the all the unresolved and suppressed questions connected with the infallibility dogma.
Second, the citation of Article 222 means that Spanish readings of the felony of ridicule (delito de escarnio) (Article 525), which also contains the phrase "ridicule of dogmas, beliefs, rituals and ceremonies," may apply to Article 133.
We have always looked at Digital Dogma as a well-oiled machine in terms of the production process and technologies we use, but we have a fairly small facility down there, and the 6000 would have been difficult to fit into our location in Santa Fe Springs," Walsh says.
This dogma dominated the pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia for 40 years because of the erroneous linkage of extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) with therapeutic response to antipsychotics.
A raiz de ello, el danes argumenta que no puede repetir el exito obtenido en Festen, ya que un artista debe arriesgar algo en su obra, y para el, hacer una pelicula Dogma despues de otra habria sido muy poco natural, algo que perdia el sentido y el riesgo.
This is a timely reminder to the Orthodox to pose questions to (but not to question) their living faith, the truth they claim and the dogma they guard.
Dogmas by definition are considered to be infallible, free of error, and central to the faith, and so must be believed by all Catholics.
En Mexico se han visto, o se pueden adquirir en video, varias de las principales peliculas de directores del Dogma como Lars von Trier o de Thomas Vinterberg (Festen: la celebracion), entre otros.
En la primera (<<Releer el dogma del pecado original>>), se destacan las consecuencias poco afortunadas de una interpretacion literal del Genesis, y la doctrina sobre el pecado original se enfrenta al pensamiento moderno (Kant, Schelling).
In summary, intelligent design is a sectarian religious dogma masquerading as science.
Descriptively analyzing variations and themes of modern church history's often controversial developments in ritual and theology, dogma and doctrine, Practices Of Dialogue In The Roman Catholic Church offers readers documentation drawn from the premise of the influence of American and western European influences on papacy and the cardinals, particularly, the dialogical and democratic processes in decision making and the institutional, hierarchical structure of the church.
In addition, all poetry entered will be considered for the Dogma Publications Poetry Competition 2005, which has a number of cash prizes available.