Orthodox

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Orthodox may refer to:

  • In its original sense:
    • Orthodoxy is adherence to accepted norms, more specifically to creeds, especially in religion. The word was first used in early 4th-century Christianity to refer to those that upheld the First Council of Nicaea, and which eventually became the state church of the Roman Empire later that century
    • Orthodox Christianity, is adherence to accepted Christian belief and doctrine, especially doctrines believed by the early Christians. Ecumenical Councils, were held over a period of several centuries to try to formalize these doctrines. The word was first used in early 4th-century Christianity to refer to those that upheld the First Council of Nicaea. Adherence to the Nicene Creed is still common test of orthodoxy in Christianity.

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