credendum


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credendum

(krɪˈdɛndəm)
n, pl -da (-də)
(Theology) (often plural) Christianity an article of faith
[Latin: a thing to be believed, from crēdere to believe]
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Noun1.credendum - (Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
dogma, tenet - a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
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sanctita; quod etsi rite fiat, non tamen facti veritatem adserit, sed, nisi humana ad credendum argumenta desint, credi modo non prohibet" (http://w2.
9 ad 3: "Ille qui credit habet sufficiens inductivum ad credendum, inducitur enim auctoritate divinae doctrinae miraculis confirmatae.
20) Since the blessed "have an insight of Almighty God's glory we must nowise believe that anything outside that glory is unknown to them" ("Hoc de animabus sanctis sentiendum non est, quia quae intus omnipotentis Dei claritatem vident, nullo modo credendum est quod sit foris aliquid quod ignorent; ergo ipsi orationes nostras cognoscunt," Aquinas quoting Gregory, Summa Theologica III.
Ego, inquit, poeta sum et, ut spero, non humillimi spiritus, si modo coronis aliquid credendum est, quas etiam ad imperitos deferre gratia solet.
Between 1950 and 1959 Schuman wrote more than ten new works or arrangements, which ranged from his folksy baseball opera, The Mighty Casey (1953), to a one-movement work of great symphonic power, Credendum (1955), to his most audience-friendly and engaging New England Triptych (1956), to his haunting choral work, Carols of Death (1959) with text by Walt Whitman.