Etymology-wise, the word
orthodoxy is to opinion as what word is to
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The word orthodoxy - which derives from the Greek
orthos, correct or straight, and doxa,
opinion - denotes "correct belief."
word orthopraxy - which derives from the Greek
praxis, action - denotes "correct behaviour or actions." It
also denotes the use of mechanical devices to treat bodily deformities.
Note: A person whose job is to correct
improperly aligned beliefs and practices is not called an
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