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heterodox

at variance with established, orthodox, or accepted doctrines or beliefs
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Brown seems to celebrate with Ephron Milton's heterodoxies as he notes that John Travolta as the angel Michael behaves as a barbarian, an incongruity, Brown offers, that Milton "had already done" (279).
Within the limited space allowed, the purpose of my paper is to show that the origin of historical progressivism and secular philosophies of history should be sought in a series of intertwined layers, uniting eschatological thought, political utopianism, temporality and the impact of totalist heterodoxies.
Orthodoxies and heterodoxies in early modern German culture; order and creativity, 1500-1750.
Following a structural hypothesis suggested by Edmund Leach, (9) I have argued elsewhere that a crucial factor for understanding the communication between humans and God lies in the fact that the conceptualization of a hierarchical model of religious mediation corresponds to the dogma of orthodox faiths, while the conceptualization of a model in which all hierarchies are denied, in-its real embodiments, is closely linked to millenarian and mystical beliefs and to the development of heresies and heterodoxies, (10) such as those related to Bektashism.
Throughout their history, religions have been threatened by political-military and "religious" aggressions from other peoples, by internal heterodoxies, alternative origin-stories, and alternative practices and belief.
Howson's treatment of the other charges is much more solid and those chapters can serve as primers on the individual heterodoxies.