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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The renewal approach, or orthopathy, enables people to grow in their relationship with Jesus and understand the church as the body of Christ.
Without the integration of orthodoxy and orthopathy, the work of the church in a community is no different from that of a civic organization.
rejects neither emphasis, while focusing on a third, "orthopathy" (29-32).
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.
Steven Land's Pentecostal Theology of Orthopathy: A Possible Dialogue with Catholicism
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.
In recent works Pentecostal scholars have emphasized that orthodoxy and orthopraxy should be accompanied by orthopathy, i.e.
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).
The book then goes on in the second chapter to outline the eschatological theologies of four prominent Pentecostal thinkers: Stephen Land, with his emphasis on spirituality and a realized sense of the presence of the kingdom in his explication of orthopathy; Eldin Villafane, with his Hispanic-oriented kingdom social ethics; Miroslav Volf, a student of Moltmann, and someone who works out his eschatology through the significance of work and embrace; Frank Macchia, who reinterprets Pentecostal miracles, especially glossalalia, as signs of the kingdom.