Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The treatment of physical deformities by mechanical agency.

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Examples

  • In some measure this is attributable to the Church's quiet but momentous shift of emphasis from orthodoxy to "orthopraxis" since the Second Vatican Council.

    Revolution in the Church

  • It is a theology more focused on "orthopraxis" (right living/practice) than "orthodoxy" (right doctrine).

    Ponderings on a Faith Journey

  • Pakistani Muslim orthopraxis is diverse and contested -- but it is central to defining the lowest common denominator in Pakistan's issue-politics.

    Josh Mull: "Democratic Discourse": Reflections in the Pakistani Mirror

  • - In my conception, orthodoxy and orthopraxis are both minor scales specifically, lines of development in a four scale/three axis model of Integral Spirituality.

    Speedlinking 8/3/07

  • We often focus on orthodoxy (truth) or orthopraxis (goodness), but what would the right experience be?

    authentic experience

  • The roots of "orthodox", after all, are in "correct praising", so it's not a far reach to assume that orthopraxis will encourage orthodoxy.

    Obedience, obligation and oblation

  • Back to the idea of an evolutionary theology, UU-ism should take as its orthopraxis the idea of consensual creation of meaning and value over time, rather than on retrospective and retrograde references to Christianity, or humanism, for that matter.

    Philocrites: July 2002 Archives

  • Scripture, and gives preference to “orthopraxis” over

    RELIGIOUS TOLERATION

  • They were a couple of notches too emergent for my taste, but the Gospel is being preached there and their strong emergent orthopraxis emphasis creates a lot of good ministry in a tough part of town.

    Mark Byron

  • Even Christians see the need to move from orthodoxy to orthopraxis, from believing the right thing to doing the right thing.

    Chicago Reader

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