Definition of Orthodoxy

1. Noun. The quality of being orthodox (especially in religion).

Generic synonyms: Unoriginality
Specialized synonyms: Convention, Conventionalism, Conventionality, Traditionalism, Traditionality
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Attributes: Orthodox, Unorthodox
Antonyms: Unorthodoxy



2. Noun. A belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards.
Generic synonyms: Orientation
Specialized synonyms: Conformism, Conformity
Antonyms: Unorthodoxy

Definition of Orthodoxy

1. n. 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.

Definition of Orthodoxy

1. Proper noun. The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church, Greek Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church, or of Orthodox Judaism ¹

2. Noun. correctness in doctrine and belief ¹

3. Noun. conformity to established and accepted beliefs (usually of religions) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orthodoxy

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Literary usage of Orthodoxy

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1. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"The'logic of events is working out the solution. The work may be delayed, but its ultimate accomplishment is sure. THE PERSISTENCE OF BIBLE Orthodoxy. ..."

2. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"What we mean by Bible orthodoxy, in distinction from other orthodoxies, is a creed based on the manifest teachings of the Bible and conformity in faith and ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"In part this was due to his fundamental position that reason was the basis of theology and to his effort to make orthodoxy understandable. ..."

4. The Christian Examiner (1856)
"Orthodoxy affirms, that nothing short of an infinite expiation could suffice to redeem our race from the consequences of Adam's fall; therefore Christ, ..."

5. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"A confusion of ideas has been produced by not distinguishing clearly between Greek orthodoxy and Greek nationality. The ancient Greeks paid great attention ..."

6. The American Presbyterian Review by Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood (1867)
"On page 31 we are told, that orthodoxy " puts the essence of Christianity," ... Indeed this whole chapter, the second, on the " Principle of Orthodoxy," is ..."

7. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander (1854)
"Anxiously solicitous for the reputation of his orthodoxy, he was on this side extremely sensitive. Now, it happened about the year 394, that among the many ..."

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