- orthodox belief or practice.
- orthodox character.
Origin of orthodoxy
Examples from the Web for orthodoxy
In short, Italy's Orthodox Judaism, once so unique, has now become very similar to Israeli-style orthodoxy.
For centuries Italy's Jewish community, which dates back to ancient Roman times, followed its own brand of orthodoxy.
Such an open attitude is not only important for non-Orthodox Jewry, but ultimately for Orthodoxy as well.End the Chief Rabbinate’s Monopoly
Rabbi Avi Weiss
November 7, 2013
If the Millennials challenge Reaganite orthodoxy, they will likely challenge Clintonian orthodoxy, too.The Rise of the New New Left
September 12, 2013
The face of Orthodox rabbinic leadership is about to transform and, with it, the experience of orthodoxy itself.A Historic Graduation Ceremony For Orthodox Women
Erin Leib Smokler
June 17, 2013
He thought he was bringing back the Monophysites to orthodoxy.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI
Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
But, on the whole, comic courage shakes no hands with orthodoxy.Another Sheaf
Orthodoxy had instilled a formal, but often spiritless faith.
With him orthodoxy was only a means to an end, a more vigorous Christian life.
There was no longer any question as to the orthodoxy of Francis.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Henry Martyn Baird
- orthodox belief or practice
- the quality of being orthodox
Word Origin and History for orthodoxy
1620s, from French orthodoxie and directly from Late Latin orthodoxia, from late Greek orthodoxia "right opinion," noun of quality from orthodoxos (see orthodox).