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== "Canonical" ==
 
== "Canonical" ==
  
The term we use on OrthodoxWiki is usually "mainstream" rather than "canonical," as there really isn't agreement on what the latter constitutes.  In any event, I don't think a mention of that is even required, honestly.  The purpose of our articles is to be descriptive, not to prescribe practices or to make judgments on canonicity.  --[[User:ASDamick|Rdr. Andrew]] 18:57, 30 Mar 2005 (EST)
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The term we use on OrthodoxWiki is usually "mainstream" rather than "canonical," as there really isn't agreement on what the latter constitutes.  In any event, I don't think a mention of that is even required, honestly.  The purpose of our articles is to be descriptive, not to prescribe practices or to make judgments on canonicity.   
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See:  [[OrthodoxWiki:Style Manual#Neutrality and the OrthodoxWiki Bias]]
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--[[User:ASDamick|Rdr. Andrew]] 18:57, 30 Mar 2005 (EST)

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I recently purchased a book entitled Saint Andrews Service Book from the Antiochian Church. I was under the impression that this book (which is *in* print) was the an official liturgical book. Am I wrong? Joffridus

"Canonical"

The term we use on OrthodoxWiki is usually "mainstream" rather than "canonical," as there really isn't agreement on what the latter constitutes. In any event, I don't think a mention of that is even required, honestly. The purpose of our articles is to be descriptive, not to prescribe practices or to make judgments on canonicity.

See: OrthodoxWiki:Style Manual#Neutrality and the OrthodoxWiki Bias

--Rdr. Andrew 18:57, 30 Mar 2005 (EST)

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