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orthopraxy, orthopraxis

the use of mechanical apparatus or devices to correct bodily deformities.
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But Chiaudano had jumbled together a number of ideas, including orthodoxy, orthopraxis, and submission to Christian doctrine and solidarity.
Confronting the religion of the masses by the orthodoxy and orthopraxis defined for them: this is what elites had always done.
Despite his overly general presentation, the complicated relationship between orthodoxy and orthopraxis was never mutually exclusive.
Doctrinal orthodoxy has historically been as important to Christian unity as ethical orthopraxis.
This is a book where the emphasis is upon orthopraxis.
Ambrose Mong Ih-Ren, "Investigating Peter Phan's Theology of Religious Pluralism: Orthodoxy versus Orthopraxis.
The theological task for liberation theology is orthopraxis, the dialectical unity of action and reflection: the oppressive reality and liberating practice confront and challenge the traditional understanding of the Christian message, the perennial symbols of the Christian faith; renewed theological understanding and revitalized Christian symbols, in turn, further illuminate and inspire the hope of the liberation struggle.
18) (Of course its orthopraxis as primarily a protection of the Buddhist Order largely discounts that usage.
2005); Duane Friesen, "Ten Theses on Connections Between Orthodoxy and Orthopraxis in Mennonite Theology," Mennonite Life 60 (Sept.
Here, she continued, unity demands that personal holiness rests not in a sharing of the Spirit, but "in adherence to orthopraxis, elevated to the status of orthodoxy.
As should be expected with questions of orthopraxis, the missionary pastors played an important role in censuring indigenous practices that seemed too reminiscent of non-Chrisrian rituals: indeed, the famous controversy over the Chinese Rites was partially ignited over specific funerary rituals that the Jesuits permitted among their followers.
A type of market fundamentalism ensues in order to maintain neoliberal orthodoxy as consumerist orthopraxis, but "imperialist interventions" are frequently needed which are typically justified as "military humanism" connoting the protection of freedom, democracy, and human rights (178-79).