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Definition of Orthodoxy

Orthodoxy

  1. Soundness of faith; a belief in the doctrines taught in the Scriptures, or in some established standard of faith; -- opposed to heterodoxy or to heresy.
  2. Consonance to genuine Scriptural doctrines; -- said of moral doctrines and beliefs; as, the orthodoxy of a creed.
  3. By extension, said of any correct doctrine or belief.

Orthodoxy Quotations

The clear problem of the outlawing of insult is that too many things can be interpreted as such. Criticism, ridicule, sarcasm, merely stating an alternative point of view to the orthodoxy, can be interpreted as insult.
Rowan Atkinson

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Helen Keller

The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature.
George Orwell

Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.
Francis Schaeffer

I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy.
Thomas Huxley
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Orthodoxy Translations

orthodoxy in Spanish is ortodoxia
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