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orthodox

Conventional; conforming with generally accepted standards of practice.

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adj in medical practice, conventional, relating to currently accepted majority standards. See also medicine, conventional; hypothesis; and model, medical.
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Herbel's study of a number of American converts to the Orthodox faith is a timely contribution to this ongoing conversation about the emergence and the specific characteristics of a typically "American" Orthodox church.
Unlike the Eastern Orthodox churches of Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Montenegro, Georgia, and Macedonia, who celebrate Christmas on January 7 according to the older Julian calendar, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church together with the Orthodox Churches of Greece, Romania, the Orthodox Church in America, among others, celebrates Christmas on December 25, on the same day as Western Christianity under the Gregorian Calendar.
The Catholic and Orthodox churches split in 1054 over differences on the primacy of the papacy and there was a time when patriarchs had to kiss popes' feet.
In his estimates, there are 70,000-75,000 Orthodox Albanians in Macedonia who have not yet identified as Orthodox Albanians because of the pressure they suffer.
Greek Orthodox Churches are united in communion with each other, and with the other Eastern Orthodox Churches.
Petros Vassiliadis, who himself supplies two contributions to the volume, is a worthy editor of this book because of his intimate involvement in this facet of the Orthodox movement over the past decades.
The CEOC consists of 14 Eastern Orthodox churches in and around Worcester County.
procession of the heads of the Orthodox churches from Jerusalem to the Church
It is clear that Israeli leaders see the army as the ideal environment where they can efficiently carry out mass transformation of the Orthodox community, and therefore they now want to force them to join the army.
Some argue that the Orthodox must share the burden because they too are being protected by the Israeli army.
Yazigi said in a statement the move violated the laws of the All-Orthodox Church, "because it required the approval of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and Qatar lies in its territory.
The volume is privileged to be introduced (ix-xvii) by Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia who is, no doubt, the best-known Orthodox theologian alive.

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