religious doctrine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious doctrine the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
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Usage

In literature:

But it was the religious doctrines which they held which most greatly surprised John.
"For the Temple" by G. A. Henty
The teaching of religious doctrines is forbidden in private schools, as well as in schools that are public.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
It represents in politics that doctrine in religious thought which declares every man a law unto himself.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864" by Various
The religious side of Stoicism; it teaches a new doctrine of the relation of man to God.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
To us the doctrine seems ethically bad, but that only shows how little religious dogmas make ethics.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
It gives a complete account of the religious notions, doctrines, and usages of the Jews.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
The Hindu religious books are filled with references to the doctrine of Reincarnation.
"Reincarnation and the Law of Karma" by William Walker Atkinson
The religious doctrines and practices learned in youth, can seldom or never be blotted out.
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
He spoke with great feeling and religious sentiment of the beautiful Christian doctrine of self-sacrifice.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
As there is no Bible, there is no religious instruction, and the doctrine is quite vague and undefined.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
It is true that they held to a doctrine of religious and political individualism.
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
It is well known that this doctrine was no innovation on the religious sentiment of the age when it was preached by the Greek fathers.
"The Religious Sentiment" by Daniel G. Brinton
This doctrine of religious 'Free Love' rests upon a twofold basis.
"Religion & Sex" by Chapman Cohen
Union requires to be a religious doctrine.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
He was generally the more zealous in his religious duties, but the elder was the better read in doctrinal theology.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
The whole history of their conquest shows a continual strife to propagate their religious doctrine.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
We must be prepared to do battle for our religious system in every other sphere as well as in that of doctrine.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Rousseau is not an exception to our doctrine, for his heart was naturally religious.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
What is the doctrine of St. Thomas with regard to religious vocations in the young?
"Vocations Explained" by Anonymous
In religious matters he, following his father's example, displayed a tendency towards the unfashionable doctrines of the Shiahs.
"Rulers of India: Akbar" by George Bruce Malleson
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In news:

Bishop Leonard Blair of Toledo, who conducted the Vatican's doctrinal assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, appeared on NPR's "Fresh Air," in the second part of the program's look at the LCWR.
Imagine children shuffled off to schools that teach religious doctrine as science -- on your dime.
Buddha Sakia conformed in the main to the religious doctrines, ceremonies, and customs of his native land.
"When it comes to the expres­sion and incul­ca­tion of reli­gious doc­trine, there can be no doubt that the mes­sen­ger matters.".
White House, religious groups fight over doctrine.
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