orthopathy


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orthopathy

the treatment of illness or disease without the use of drugs.
See also: Medical Specialties, Remedies
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Among the topics are Ernest Gaines' A Lesson before Dying, whether marriage is a good thing, the mandate of teacher goodness, spiritual and moral dimensions of faith-related social services, and whether orthopathy can help evangelicals promote peace.
The orthopathy and orthokardia of the holiness traditions culminates, then, in the "apocalyptic affections" of pentecostal outpouring, an apt description of the eschatological consciousness and ecclesiological primitivism of the Azuza Street revival.
He concludes part 2 with a reflection on Jesus himself as "Good News" and in this light argues that theology ought to add a vibrant concern for orthopathy ("the correct way of letting ourselves be affected by the reality of Christ") to its concern for orthodoxy and orthopraxis (210).