A system of faith founded on tradition; esp., the doctrine that all religious faith is to be based solely upon what is delivered from competent authority, exclusive of rational processes.
strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)
the doctrine that all knowledge was originally derived by divine revelation and that it is transmitted by traditions
The doctrine which holds that God gave a primitive revelation to mankind which is handed down as a tradition from generation to generation, and this tradition is the ultimate foundation of knowledge and criterion of truth.
The belief that, after death, unsaved people will be tormented for all eternity of time in Hell without hope of mercy or relief. This contrasts with annihilationism (a.k.a. conditionalism and conditional immortality) which teach that these individuals spend only an interval of time being tortured in Hell; they are then exterminated and cease to exist.