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doctrine

a creed or body of teachings of a religious, political, or philosophical group presented for acceptance or belief; dogma
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Chapters are arranged in sections on doctrinal and theoretical perspectives and comparative perspectives.
To be honest, doctrine reflects the senior leadership's guidance, the writing team's best professional military judgment, the effectiveness of doctrinal process execution, and the participation of organizations and units (other than the writing team) in the doctrine development and review process.
In support of the Army doctrinal hierarchy, the Engineer Regiment currently is the proponent for a total of 43 publications: one FM, 13 ATPs, and 29 technical manuals (TMs).
A lot of doctrinal stuff is unearthed through the issue of sexuality, including how we read the Bible and how we also "read" the world around us.
raises a number questions and contested areas in the theology of creation, including doctrinal disputes, the encounter of faith and science, and the problems of anthropocentrism.
Doctrinal determinacy is not the same thing as legal predictability.
here in order of frequency: (1) doctrinal works that focus on a narrow
The Military Lens: Doctrinal Difference and Deterrence Failure in Sino-American Relations.
Le Groupe des Dombes, One Teacher: Doctrinal Authority in the Church.
The 4-day Symposium will present several areas including the terminology, concepts and equality on the doctrinal and Fiqh sides, Justice Fiqh, Human Rights Fiqh, Human Mutualness Fiqh at the scholars of Islam and Islamic Politics and a Comparison of Islamic Jurisprudence and World Jurisprudence Heritage.
He presents a historical chronology of efforts to regulate INGOs that sets the stage for an evolutionary doctrinal sequence and then evaluates contemporary discourses against this developed doctrinal sequence.