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(ˈɔːθəˌpræksɪ) or


(Theology) theol the belief that right action is as important as religious faith
[from Greek orthos correct + praxis deed, action]

orthopraxy, orthopraxis

the use of mechanical apparatus or devices to correct bodily deformities.
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Ethnic identity, cultural variation, and processes of change: Rethinking the insights of standardization and orthopraxy.
As elsewhere, the reification of formal organizations introduced greater rigidness and more clearly defined boundaries between both parties concerned, and, among KIS, a new formalized orthodoxy and orthopraxy as well as mechanisms to safeguard it.
Thus the Pancaratra while modelling itself on Saivism nevertheless aligns itself with Vedic orthodoxy and orthopraxy.
Nevertheless, one cannot help noticing that orthopraxy often comes as a supplement to being orthodox, an afterthought.
Architecture, buildings, and places can be approached in a similar manner, but only if we cease to define a Jewish built environment narrowly, since that skews our evidence toward a definition of understanding based on orthopraxy.
In the epic text Mahabharata, playful divinity Krishna is an example of such an orthopraxy who weaves Dharma (law) against Adharma (anti-law) during a war between the bad Kauravas and the good Pandavas, depicted in the epic, to bring about the victory of the Pandavas, the adherents to Dharma, but also its violators.
Chrislam's emphasis on orthopraxy (correct religious practice) rather than orthodoxy (correct belief and doctrinal conformity) prompts us to search for an approach to religion that moves beyond abstract theological paradigms and is more responsive to everyday religious practice.
These private schools receive funding from the Muslim leaders influenced from Arab Muslim orthopraxy.
It's been a long wait, but I can vouchsafe the sincerity and integrity of many laypeople paralyzed by the micromanaging of orthodoxy and orthopraxy by bishops and priests.
Utilizing orthopraxy, we see the theological task as knowing God through lived experience rather than simply understanding things about God.
At least publicly, Rosicrucians did not share one single metaphysics, that spread from (pagan) pantheism to (Christian) theism, one could say from orthopraxy to orthodoxy.
Brra Kwe made several important decisions that many local Christians followed: he replaced the Irigwe belief system and practices associated with local spirits with Christian orthopraxy, destroyed at least one sacred object, started to modify marriage practices, was baptized, became a member of the church, modeled preaching to people other than the Irigwe, and, according to church historian Musa Gaiya, began the "close association of the church with the Irigwe political set-up, which has continued to the present.