Most Allentown residents of Syrian heritage are orthodox Christians from the Wadi-al-Nasara region in western Homs province.
orthodox Jews have voted Republican in every presidential election since 2004.
Which leads to the question: How exactly did orthodox Judaism become so closely identified with the political right?
My millennial friends have waited in line beside a cluster of orthodox women in long dark skirts to be seen by Peggy.
As is the way with the Ukrainian orthodox, the service was not spoken, but sung.
Ever on the alert, he regarded himself as the legal protector of the orthodox faith.
Contrast it with the notion that an orthodox belief is the purpose of revelation.
Now, I am an orthodox ruin, and the undutiful stepson of a Down East alma mater.
It is easy to cite very "orthodox" precedents for such manifestations.
He had been orthodox, and had exalted childlike peace and faith above doubt and struggle.
mid-15c., of opinions, faith, from Late Latin orthodoxus, from Greek orthodoxos "having the right opinion," from orthos "right, true, straight" (see ortho-) + doxa "opinion, praise," from dokein "to seem," from PIE root *dek- "to take, accept" (see decent). As the name of the Eastern Church, first recorded in English 1772; in reference to a branch of Judaism, first recorded 1853.