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

Modern Orthodoxy has a highly positive attitude toward the State of Israel. Our Ultra-Orthodox brethren recognize only the Holy Land, but not the state.
Norman Lamm

I think one of the lessons of the Depression - and this is something that Franklin Roosevelt demonstrated - was that when orthodoxy fails, then you need to try new things. And he was very willing to try unorthodox approaches when the orthodox approach had shown that it was not adequate.
Ben Bernanke

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

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

orthodoxy in Spanish is ortodoxia
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