Tenets and dogma

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A tenet is an  opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization. While dogma is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, ideology or any kind of organization: it is authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted or from which diverged. In the context of religion, a specific opinion starts out as a tenet but develops into dogma.
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A tenet is an  opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization. While dogma is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, ideology or any kind of organization: it is authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted or from which diverged. In the context of religion, a specific opinion starts out as a tenet and may over time develop into dogma.

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A tenet is an opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization. While dogma is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, ideology or any kind of organization: it is authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted or from which diverged. In the context of religion, a specific opinion starts out as a tenet and may over time develop into dogma.

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