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ORTHOLOGY

Right speech. A term used by those dissenter from Catholic teaching who claim that right doctrine (orthodoxy) is essentially a subjective experience. It should not, therefore, be identified with any formulation of dogma. Formulas of verbal doctrine, it is said, are quite changeable and unimportant.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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