Doctrine in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Doctrine

(countable) A belief or tenet, especially about philosophical or theological matters. | (countable and uncountable) The body of teachings of an ideology, most often a religion, or of an ideological or religious leader, organization, group or text.

Short Example Sentence for Doctrine

  • 1. His doctrine is necessarily enveloped in obscurity. 🔊
  • 2. This doctrine we utterly reject and infinitely abhor. 🔊
  • 3. Is not the doctrine of Bayle a thing of this kind? 🔊
  • 4. The doctrine of liberty, if properly viewed, is perfectly conceivable. 🔊
  • 5. Yet Descartes is a warm believer in the doctrine of free-will. 🔊
  • 6. St. Augustine was the great founder of the doctrine of the imputation of sin. 🔊
  • 7. Such precisely is the doctrine of Edwards, and Collins, and Hobbes. 🔊

How to use Doctrine in a Sentence?

  • 1. It is against this use of the doctrine that we intend to direct the force of our argument. 🔊
  • 2. How perfectly it shapes the freedom of man to fit the doctrine of predestination! 🔊
  • 3. And, according to the doctrine of atonement, he is infinitely more than repaid for all this. 🔊
  • 4. The doctrine of necessity has been, in all ages of the world, the great stronghold of atheism. 🔊
  • 5. This doctrine was maintained by Melanchthon on practical as well as on speculative grounds. 🔊
  • 6. The true doctrine of election and predestination consistent with the goodness of God. 🔊
  • 7. The Scripture doctrine of election consistent with the impartiality of the divine goodness. 🔊
  • 8. The doctrine of Edwards on this subject destroys the harmony of the divine attributes. 🔊
  • 9. Now, here the question arises, Is this doctrine consistent with the character of God? 🔊
  • 10. The objections of Dr. Channing, and other Unitarians, against the doctrine of the atonement. 🔊
  • 11. The false grounds upon which the doctrine of the eternity of future punishment has been placed. 🔊
  • 12. Gross as this misrepresentation of the doctrine of free-agency is, it is frequently made by its opponents. 🔊
  • 13. We have seen how ineffectual have been all their endeavours to show that their doctrine does not destroy the responsibility of man for his sins. 🔊
  • 14. The mode in which the reformers defended their common doctrine was, with some few exceptions, the same in substance. 🔊
  • 15. The defenders of this doctrine are directly opposed, in regard to a fundamental point, to all other necessitarians. 🔊
  • 16. In this he does wisely; but having shaped his doctrine to suit himself more exactly, in what form is it presented to us? 🔊
  • 17. If this doctrine be true, it is idle to talk about free-agency, for there is no such thing as agency in the world. 🔊
  • 18. But this is to view the doctrine of liberty, not as it is held by its advocates, but as it is seen through the medium of a false psychology. 🔊
  • 19. Yet, in former times, this very doctrine was regarded as the most formidable instrument with which to overthrow and demolish that very freedom. 🔊
  • 20. It is to say, in fact, that the will is always determined by itself; a doctrine against which he uniformly protests. 🔊
  • 21. This will set it in a clear and striking light, and seem to vindicate the constitution of the world, as well as the doctrine of the atonement. 🔊
  • 22. Hence if the doctrine of this discourse limits the omnipotence of God, no less can be said of that to which it is opposed. 🔊
  • 23. Though this doctrine is ascribed to Manes, after whom it is called, it is of a far more early origin. 🔊
  • 24. Indeed, it is much better expressed by Luther, in his vindication of the doctrine of consubstantiation. 🔊
  • 25. As we understand it, the very idea of liberty, as above set forth by the author, is a direct negative of his doctrine of necessity. 🔊
  • 26. He not only recanted the monstrous doctrine which made God the author of sin, but he openly combatted it. 🔊
  • 27. Thus, he seems to represent the doctrine of liberty as a mere dream and delusion of the mind, and the iron scheme of necessity as a stern reality. 🔊
  • 28. This demonstration, it is needless to repeat, would save any scheme of fatalism from reproach, as well as the doctrine of the reformers. 🔊
  • 29. Such is the doctrine which is advanced, in order to secure the omnipotence of God, and to exalt his sovereignty. 🔊
  • 30. In order to save his doctrine from reproach, Edwards has invented a distinction, which next demands our attention. 🔊
  • 31. Thus Luther calls the foreknowledge of God a thunderbolt to dash the doctrine of free-will into atoms. 🔊
  • 32. But here the question arises: Can we refute the argument against the accountability of man, without attacking the doctrine on which it is founded? 🔊
  • 33. The doctrine of Augustine, like that of Pelagius, was developed from the individual experience and consciousness of its author. 🔊