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The Apostles" creed: its origin, its purpose, and its historical interpretation

by Arthur Cushman McGiffert

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Published by C. Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English

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  • Apostles" Creed

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    Statementa lecture, with critical notes by Arthur Cushman McGiffert.
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    LC ClassificationsBT993 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23278405M
    LC Control Number02003564

    The Acts of the Apostles, abbreviation Acts, fifth book of the New Testament, a valuable history of the early Christian was written in Greek, presumably by the Evangelist Luke, whose gospel concludes where Acts begins, namely, with Christ’s Ascension into was apparently written in Rome, perhaps between ad 70 though some think a slightly earlier date is also.   The historical context of the Nicene Creed. What we call the Nicene Creed is actually the product of two ecumenical councils—one in Nicaea (present-day Iznik, Turkey) in AD , and one in Constantinople (now Istanbul) in AD —and a century of debate over the nature of the relationship between the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

    The Apostles' Creed is characteristically Western. The Nicene Creed in its original form (without filioque [see Filioque Controversy]) is the chief confession in the E Ch. The Athanasian Creed has been in the Russ. liturgy since the 17th c. and was used for a time in the Gk. liturgy beginning The Luth. The Apostles' Creed: its origin, its purpose, and its historical interpretation: a lecture, with critical notes () Protestant Thought before Kant () Modernism and Catholicism () Martin Luther and His Work () The Rise of Modern Religious Ideas () The God of the Early Christians () A History of Christian Thought 2 Volumes.

    F The Purpose of Confessional Statements The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) states its faith and bears witness to God’s grace in Jesus Christ in the creeds and confessions in the Book of Confessions. In these statements the church de-clares to its members and to the world who and what it is, what it believes, and what it resolves to do. Apostles' Creed. Please help support "articles," the fundamental tenets of Christian belief, and having for its authors, according to tradition, the Twelve Apostles. Origin of the creed. Throughout the Middle Ages it was generally believed that the while the Creed in an interrogative form appears also in the Baptismal Service of the.


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Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading s: 1. Over the next few centuries, the Apostles’ Creed in its final form gained acceptance throughout France and Germany. It was officially recognized by Charlemagne throughout the Frankish Empire in the early ninth century, and was eventually incorporated into the liturgy of the Church of Rome.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "The Apostles' Creed: Its Origin, Its Purpose, and Its Historical Interpretation" See other formats. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

Full text of "The Apostles Creed Its Origin Its Purpose And Its Historical Interpretation" See other formats. The creed had originated independently of Scripture--in the early oral teaching and preaching of the apostles; hence its value as a witness to the common faith.

But it was not used to supersede Scripture; it was held to corroborate Scripture, where men by their allegorical and other perversions sought to wrest Scripture from its real sense. Apostles’ Creed, also called Apostolicum, a statement of faith used in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and many Protestant is not officially recognized in the Eastern Orthodox churches.

According to tradition, it was composed by the 12 Apostles, but it actually developed from early interrogations of catechumens (persons receiving instructions in order to be baptized) by the bishop.

APOSTLES' CREED; THE. kred. The Oldest Creed: The Apostles' Creed is the oldest creed, and lies at the basis of most others. Though not, as the long-current legend of its origin affirmed, the direct work of the Apostles, it has its roots in apostolic times, and embodies, with much fidelity, apostolic teaching.

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History. The origin of the Apostles' Creed is to be found in the form learned by the catechumen in the course of his preparation for baptism in the early church.

Swete’s book on the Apostles’ Creed may be consulted. The Apostles’ Creed, Its Origin, Its Purpose, and Its Historical Interpretation. The Text of the Old Roman Symbol in the Fourth Century --The Date of the Old Roman Symbol --The Original Text of the Old Roman Symbol --The Place of Composition of the Old Roman Symbol --The Purpose of the Old Roman Symbol and its Historical Interpretation --The Old Roman Symbol and the Baptismal Formula --The Present Text of the Apostles' Creed.

Add tags for "The Apostles' creed: its origin, its purpose, and its historical interpretation". Be the first. The affirmations of the creed can be supported by NT evidence (as against Harnack, Bultmann, et al., who hold that it goes farther than the NT in specifics and in its dogmatism) but the formula itself is not, of course, of apostolic origin.

Its title is first found c. a.d. and it was soon after this that the legend that it was the joint. Whether the Apostles themselves actually wrote this early Creed is uncertain; nevertheless, the beliefs expressed in the Creed are certainly rooted in their teachings.

Interestingly too, the Catechism of the Catholic Church used the twelve articles of the Apostles Creed as its paradigm for presenting the faith in Part I, "The Profession of Faith.". The Apostles’ Creed is the oldest creed, and lies at the basis of most others.

Though not, as the long-current legend of its origin affirmed, the direct work of the Apostles, it has its roots in apostolic times, and embodies, with much fidelity, apostolic teaching. The Apostles' Creed Its Origin, Its Purpose, and Its Historical Interpretation by Arthur Cushman McGiffert.

Published by BiblioLife. This lesson looks at the Apostles' Creed as a summary of the articles or doctrines that must be affirmed by all those who would call themselves Christian. It speaks of the history of the Creed, provides an overview of its statements, and focuses on the importance of its doctrines for today.

The creed requires belief in the Catholic (universal) Church, whose origins go back to the Apostles themselves. The Church is "holy" on account of Christ's holiness and grace, and not because its members or leaders are perfect.

In fact, at times throughout history, the Church has remained holy in spite of its members. The Apostles' Creed is an expression of Christian theology in a period of creative and fascinating debate. The Creed is not simply a dogmatic, static and cryptic symbol of Christian faith, but, on the contrary, a lively narrative that can still inspire imagination, critical reflection and faith.The Apostles' Creed is the oldest creed, and lies at the basis of most others.

Though not, as the long-current legend of its origin affirmed, the direct work of the Apostles, it has its roots in apostolic times, and embodies, with much fidelity, apostolic teaching.↑ Apostles' Creed in Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Oxford University PressISBN ), p.

90 ↑ Arthur Cushman McGiffert, The Apostles' Creed: Its Origin, Its Purpose, and Its Historical Interpretation ( ISBN ), p.