heterodoxy

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het·er·o·dox·y

 (hĕt′ər-ə-dŏk′sē)
n. pl. het·er·o·dox·ies
1. The condition or quality of being heterodox.
2. A heterodox opinion or doctrine.

het•er•o•dox•y

(ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒk si)

n., pl. -dox•ies.
1. heterodox state or quality.
2. a heterodox opinion, view, etc.
[1645–55; < Greek]

heterodoxy

1. the state of being at variance with established doctrines or beliefs.
2. a heterodox view or belief.
See also: Opinion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heterodoxy - any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox positionheterodoxy - any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
iconoclasm - the orientation of an iconoclast
orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
nonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity - a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
2.heterodoxy - the quality of being unorthodoxheterodoxy - the quality of being unorthodox  
originality - the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)
unconventionality - unorthodoxy by virtue of being unconventional
nonconformity - unorthodoxy as a consequence of not conforming to expected standards or values
Translations

heterodoxy

[ˈhetərədɒksɪ] Nheterodoxia f

heterodoxy

nHeterodoxie f, → Andersgläubigkeit f
References in classic literature ?
"I feel now that there is no doubt but that they are precisely the same species of creature as the First Born, and I hope that I shall live to fight for them in atonement of the sins I have committed against them through the ignorance born of generations of false teaching."
Now, if you have been deceived by today's culture and you have been caught up in all the "political correctness," and believe all the false teaching about the changes in marriage, family, and motherhood, you may not enjoy worshiping at First Baptist.
'When others exclude Muslims from fulfilling their role, by prejudice or ignorance of what Islam is or on the other hand, when the outlaws of Islam, the khawarej, attempt to mislead some Muslims, by deforming our religion through false teaching - our societies' future is put at risk,' he told the Assembly's annual general debate on Tuesday.
When others exclude Muslims from fulfilling their role, by prejudice or ignorance of what Islam is - or on the other hand, when the outlaws of Islam, the khawarej, attempt to mislead some Muslims, by deforming our religion through false teaching - our societies' future is put at risk.
Essick shows that through Grantham's writings and ministry, he taught and embodied the three central tasks of a messenger as elucidated by Grantham himself: proclaim the gospel, establish congregations, and defend the gospel from false teaching.
This Easter season we're reading a lot from the letters of John, a tiny portion of the New Testament that is much concerned with true and false teaching. What we learn most of all from the Johannine letters is that early Christian communities were greatly beset with the destructive consequences of false teaching.
Its repentance is, according to its constitution, limited to "things done and left undone that have contributed to or tolerated the rise of false teaching" in the Anglican churches from which it has chosen to walk apart.
The Kenyan priest, who ordered women to attend his church without wearing any bras and panties to allow Christ to "enter their lives fully," had to face the ire of a mob for false teaching and almost got lynched before he managed to escape.
Ignatius's Christianity, though born in Judaism, was "something radically new from God," while Judaism was "false teaching" (p.
Gregory's observation that Latin Catholicism lost a strategic portion of its territories because of the bad behavior of its prominent leaders rather than because of false teaching, as the magisterial Protestants asserted, is probably correct.
None of the complaints involved false teaching or liturgical error but some of the claims involved "correctable errors" that had led to hurt feelings, Morlino said.
They are either making Christ out to be a liar or they are, deliberately or otherwise, covering up the truth and misleading their congregations with a false teaching.