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  • proper n. The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church; i.e. Greek Orthodox Church, Romanian Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church, or of Orthodox Judaism


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  • The more we learn (more every day!) the more we know the Neodarwinian "Orthodoxy" is wrong.

    A Telic View of the Universe

  • The tide has shifted such that Orthodoxy is gaining adherents, largely through natural increase, and the other movements are shrinking.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Thought on American Jewish Demography

  • Orthodoxy is the body of essential Christian doctrines – those doctrines that make Christianity Christian and not something else.

    RNB Roundup for Sep. 29, 2008

  • G.K. Chesterton in Orthodoxy notes that it is a bad idea to think of sin in terms of disease; we cure disease largely through rest, but we cure sin through vigorous action, by buffeting the body and making it our slave.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Moreover, Russians associate the word communist with traditional concepts of community that are deeply rooted in Russian Orthodoxy and the national mentality.

    How I'd Govern Russia

  • Krusevac has a sacred place in Serbian Orthodoxy - it was from there in 1389 that a Serb Orthodox army under Prince Lazar his icon is above left to be crushed by Muslim forces in the battle of Kosovo.

    Seeking the Permanent Things

  • Keeping statistics on the number of "reasoned" adherents to Darwinian Orthodoxy is not my job.

    The Memory Hole

  • And in many places Orthodoxy is the only game in town, though there are also Liberal and Reform synagogues (the divisions are a bit different there).

    even the right is more left

  • For many Russians who came of age in the Soviet period, a turn to Orthodoxy is unlikely; the youth of Russia, however, are another story.

    The Accidental Autocrat

  • The style of Russian Orthodoxy is imperial: whitewashed walls to highlight the accumulated icons, censers, and silver chandeliers.

    Where Europe Vanishes


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