From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Heterodoxy includes "any opinions or doctrines at variance with an official or orthodox position". As an adjective, heterodox is used to describe a subject as "characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards" (status quo). The noun heterodoxy is synonymous with unorthodoxy and heresy, while the adjective heterodox is synonymous with dissident and heretical.
- Āstika and nāstika
- Christian apologetics
- Christian countercult movement
- Christian heresy