A principle taught or advanced for belief, as by a religious or philosophical group
Yet, in striking contrast to this orthodox tenet is his vivid conception of the weakness and misery of men, the hopelessness of the struggle with evil, whether in society or in the individual.
At various periods in the history of the middle ages we encounter sudden outbreaks of millennarianism, sometimes as the tenet of a small sect, sometimes as a far-reaching movement.
He avers that this " metaphysic of experience " is not idealism, or the tenet that consciousness is the only reality.
The common tenet of the whole school is that without inference we immediately perceive the external world, at all events as a resisting something external to our organism.
Immediately after the death of Huss many priests who refused to administer communion in the two kinds - now the principal tenet of the adherents of Huss - had been expelled from their parishes.