What is another word for doctrine?

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[ dˈɒktɹɪn], [ dˈɒktɹɪn], [ d_ˈɒ_k_t_ɹ_ɪ_n]

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How to use "Doctrine" in context?

The word "doctrine" derives from the Greek word for "teaching." Doctrine is the body of religious beliefs and teachings of a faith. It is the guidelines by which a church or religious organization operates. Different faiths define doctrine differently, but in general, doctrinal tenets include belief in a god or gods, the saints, the doctrine of salvation, the atonement, and the Trinity.

No single doctrinal definition fits every faith, but general doctrines common to many faiths are summarized in the following list.

1. Belief in a god or gods

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