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Names Matter: An Argument for “Orthodox Christianity”
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Names Matter: An Argument for “Orthodox Christianity”

People prefer to name themselves rather than to define themselves in the terms dictated by others. But this is often a complicated exchange as the history of the term the “Orthodox Church” illustrates. “Eastern Orthodox,” for example, is not an official name. It is a description. In most contexts, then, we should drop “Eastern” when…

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