Word of the Week: Orthodoxy

The End Time

By Elizabeth Prata

The thread of Christianity depends on a unity from one generation to the next of mutual understanding of our important words. Hence the Word of the Week.

Orthodoxy: as defined by Theopedia

The word orthodox comes from two Greek words, ortho + doxa, meaning “right opinion” or “correct thinking.”

In Christianity, it generally means adhering to the accepted or traditional historic Christian faith. Some see “orthodoxy” as that which is defined by the early ecumenical creeds which would include the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, popularly known in the West as the Nicene Creed, that was formally accepted by the second Council of Constantinople in 381 A.D.

Orthodoxy as defined by CARM.org:

Orthodoxy is the belief in the standards of accepted and true doctrines taught in the Bible. That which is orthodox agrees with Biblical teaching and the interpretation of the Christian Church. False religions are not orthodox. They…

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