A principle taught or advanced for belief, as by a religious or philosophical group
In place of dogma, the elements of religion were alone to be taught.
This dogma was shaken by Wohler's synthesis of urea in 1828.
See the Histories of Dogma by A.
He has filled the old skins of dogma with the new wine of love, and shown men what it is to believe, live and be free.
The methodists agreed with the empirics in one point, in their contempt for anatomy; but, strictly speaking, they were dogmatists, though with a dogma different from that of the Hippocratic school.