Orthodoxy

Definition of Orthodoxy

Or´tho`dox`y
n.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.
Basil himself bears full and clear testimony to Gregory's orthodoxy.
- Waterland.
2.Consonance to genuine Scriptural doctrines; - said of moral doctrines and beliefs; as, the orthodoxy of a creed.
3.By extension, said of any generally accepted doctrine or belief; the orthodox practice or belief.

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