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dogma
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative by some group
  • According to Wall's History of Gravesend, N.H., the Rev. John Wheelwright had been a good minister of the English church until he began to "question the authority of certain dogmas"; he became a Puritan, and was thereafter "silenced by the ecclesiastical powers, for nonconformity."
    p. 9.9

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