Orthodox, n. An ox wearing the popular religious joke.
And prove their doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks.
People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy. It was sanity: and to be sane is more dramatic than to be mad… The orthodox Church never took the tame course or accepted the conventions; the […]
Not only does “orthodox” no longer mean being right, it practically means being wrong.
The business of an orthodox preacher is about as successful as that of a celluloid dog chasing an asbestos cat through hell.
Heresy is a cradle; orthodoxy a coffin.
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism.
Men who are “orthodox” when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives.
When orthodoxy is optional, it will sooner or later be proscribed.