Worship is the center of church life in Eastern Orthodoxy.It is highly liturgical, embracing seven sacraments and characterized by a priestly and mystical nature.This can be seen in the subtly different ways that Eastern and Western Christians approach spiritual truth.Orthodox Christians believe that truth must be personally experienced and, as a result, they place less emphasis on its precise definition.
There are Orthodox Muslims who share many beliefs with other Muslims but are stricter in application of some practices and beliefs.means "and from the Son." It had been inserted into the Nicene Creed during the 6th century, thus changing the phrase pertaining to the origin of the Holy Spirit from "who proceeds from the Father" to "who proceeds from the Father and the Son." It had been added to emphasize Christ's divinity, but Eastern Christians not only objected to the altering of anything produced by the first ecumenical councils, but they also disagreed with its new meaning.Eastern Christians believe both the Spirit and the Son have their origin in the Father.Catholics believe in the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception, which teaches that Mary herself was conceived without original sin.
Orthodox Christians, on the other hand, reject altogether the concept of original sin that is passed from one generation to the next.." This "Scripture alone" doctrine held by Protestant faiths asserts that the Word of God can be clearly understood and interpreted by the individual believer and is sufficient on its own to be the final authority in Christian doctrine.