If all of Christianity in all it’s broken forms goes hardline, it will destroy itself. The conservative splinters are always smaller because they are impractical throwbacks to imaginary pasts.
Trace it. You’ll see I’m right.
Mind you I’m all for creative anachronisms so long as it’s not violating human rights. But as a roleplay not as a legal system.
Interestingly, there’s a strong tie between the concept of Orthodoxy and Status Quo. Status Quo is a much stronger thing – and considered a positive – from Roman times onwards.
One of the most famous examples of current usage status quo is the arrangement in the Holy Places.
With both Orthodoxy and with Status Quo – it isn’t mere “tradition for tradition sake” as it might be for neo-orthodox revival attempts but rather it a strongly historical connection with good reasoning, logical, political and legal alike to correctness.