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Orthopraxy

Orthopraxy (Gk., orthos, ‘correct’, + praxis, ‘action’). Right action, in addition to (or sometimes in contrast to) orthodoxy, ‘right belief’. Many religions are characterized by an emphasis on orthopraxy—e.g. ‘Hinduism’, whose concern is with sanātana dharma (everlasting dharma, with dharma meaning, roughly, appropriate ways to live) or Islam, where the account to be rendered on the day of judgement (yaum al-Din) is one of works.

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Orthopraxy

ORTHOPRAXY.

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Western Orthopraxy

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