The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church; i.e. Greek Orthodox Church, Romanian Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church, or of Orthodox Judaism.
The quality or state of being orthodox.
An orthodox belief, doctrine, custom, etc.
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Origin of orthodoxy
From Ancient Greek ὀρθοδοξία (orthodoksia), from ὀρθός (orthos, “correct") + δόξα (doxa, “way, opinion").
Orthodoxy Sentence Examples
Schwenkfeld's mysticism was the cause of his divergence from Protestant orthodoxy and the root of his peculiar religious and theological position.
Jewish orthodoxy found itself attacked by the more revolutionary aspects of mysticism and its tendencies to alter established customs. While the medieval scholasticism denied the possibility of knowing anything unattainable by reason, the spirit of the Kabbalah held that the Deity could be realized, and it sought to bridge the gulf.
In 1495 he produced an edition of the works of Averroes; with a commentary compatible with his acquired orthodoxy.
The Milhamoth is throughout modelled after the plan of the great work of Jewish philosophy, the Moreh Nebuhim of Moses Maimonides, and may be regarded as an elaborate criticism from the more philosophical point of view (mainly Averroistic) of the syncretism of Aristotelianism and Jewish orthodoxy as presented in that work.