"The Lord is our God; the Lord is One."
"I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life; no one comes to the Father, but by Me."
"There is no god but Allah, and Mohamed is his prophet."
Assertions, taught as fact, but without any form of corroborative evidence, may be said to be dogma. That's my own definition, and it's hardly complete, but it gives expression to the kind of fixed, invariant thinking we're confronted with by believers who have swallowed the dicta of their religions whole, without examination or investigation. Dogma stops any reasonable discussion because, almost by definition, dogma is supposed to be a given, automatic, not to be questioned.
Well, our friend TheraminTrees isn't just questioning. He along with his brother, QualiaSoup, has tackled the subject head-on and dug into it with the kind of comprehensive thoroughness which has become his trademark. I personally find his detailed and nuanced approach to this most critical subject downright breathtaking, and I commend the following to your considered attention.