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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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Despite the proximity of the editions there are substantial and doctrinally significant changes in each edition which scholars have studied in some detail.(1) The manuscript of Political Justice has not, however, received the same careful scrutiny.
In the following period the Cathechetical School in Alexandria not only emerged, but became doctrinally aligned with the Western Church and was brought under tight control of the bishop.
He rejected martial law even in Marawi, discarding the actual rebellion framework for a hodgepodge of unrelated, doctrinally strained theories.
MI operates in a knowledge set different than the rest of the Army and through its operations conducts KM in a much more specific manner that is not a true doctrinally recognized KM methodology.
Third, "doctrinally .organized clusters" were gathered m response to particular theological issues, something like a topical concordance.
* Develops doctrinally correct solutions that are not limited to "approved solutions;"
And considering both issues points up the futility of tagging individual legislators with the "doctrinally unacceptable" label.
One example is the mistaken clamour for Catholic intercommunion with Christian communities which are doctrinally or morally at odds with Catholic orthodoxy.
The populist and fundamentalist response appealed to Baptist dispositions to judge academic scholarship on the basis of popular commonsense sentiments, to reject cultural institutions when they seemed dangerous to Baptist purposes, and to maintain doctrinally pure institutions.
Such a thin diet creates people who are anemic, both scripturally and doctrinally. A long sermon is not necessarily a good sermon, but neither is a short sermon necessarily a good sermon.
We encourage authors to contribute "thought pieces" that may not be fully formed, that may not be doctrinally pure, and that may not have enjoyed the full benefit of months of refinement--in other words, we want to publish state-of-the-art thought on air and space power!
Noll's own concluding contribution is perhaps most provocative, suggesting that the quest for disestablishment by many American evangelicals led to neglect of more formal religious structures that were capable of dealing doctrinally with changes inspired by economic development.