Fundamentalism vs Dogmatism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between fundamentalism and dogmatism

is that fundamentalism is (religion) the tendency to reduce a religion to its most fundamental tenets, based on strict interpretation of core texts while dogmatism is the manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or positiveness in stating opinion.

fundamentalism

Noun

  • (religion) The tendency to reduce a religion to its most fundamental tenets, based on strict interpretation of core texts.
  • (finance) The belief that fundamental financial quantities are the best predictor of the price of an instrument.
  • The beliefs held by those in this movement.
  • Strict adherence to any set of basic ideas or principles.
  • Synonyms

    * (religion) (l)

    See also

    * (l) (1) * (l) (2) * (l) (2) English words suffixed with -ism

    dogmatism

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or positiveness in stating opinion.