Apostles' Creed


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A·pos·tles' Creed

(ə-pŏs′əlz)
n.
A Christian creed traditionally ascribed to the 12 Apostles and used typically in public worship services in the West.

Apostles' Creed

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a concise statement of Christian beliefs dating from about 500 ad, traditionally ascribed to the Apostles

Apos′tles' Creed′


n.
a creed dating from about a.d. 500, traditionally ascribed to Christ's apostles and beginning with “I believe in God the Father Almighty.”
Translations

Apostles' Creed

n the Apostles' Creedil credo apostolico
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Martin Luther, in his Small Catechism and Large Catechism, deals with the question of meaning when it came to the Ten Commandments, the Apostles' Creed, Lord's Prayer and the other chief articles of the Christian faith.
The 'twelve drummers drumming' symbolize the 12 points of doctrine in the Apostles' Creed.
Impressively well-researched, engaging, and accessible, "Ancient Faith for the Modern World: A Brief Introduction to the Apostles' Creed, by Brian Schmisek (Director of the Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University--Chicago) carefully and succinctly explains each of the Roman Catholic church's twelve "articles" of the Apostles' Creed, and in doing so deftly explores their meaning for a twenty-first century Christian faith.
They may not be completely convinced of all the phrases of the Apostles' Creed and be able to say they believe all that and be baptized.
The term appears in the Apostles' Creed, thought to have been written in the fifth century.
As the Apostles' Creed and Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed have been used as preparation for baptism, Wainwright lifted up the question that BEM put to churches: "What is the role of the church in the economy of salvation?
Langford argues that Liberal Christian theology, which he traces back to Origin in the third century, should be understood as a variation on mainstream Christianity in that it accepts the Apostles' Creed, but with a certain latitude in the interpretation of some clauses.
Fox identifies this second image with the God of the heavens, the Father Almighty of the Apostles' Creed.
Pope Benedict compares this to Jesus' descent "into hell" which the Apostles' Creed speaks of.
To get at this, we move to Luther's comments on translation and interpretation and his pastoral use of the Rule in the form of the Apostles' Creed.
Y is for Year of Faith | E is for everyone who took part in our Walk of Witness | A is for Apostles' Creed which we prayed together every day | R is for Reflection, a retreat day in Harvington Hall and Year | O is for Old Testament People who had great faith in God | F is for Francis our Pope who leads and supports us on our faith journey | F is for Faith Week, a week of faith activities | A is for all members of staff who attended a Year of Faith Celebration at Archbishop Ilsley Secondary School | I is for individual people who have opened the Door of Faith for us | T is for This is our Faith and our Dominic Barberi Echo Story | H is for how are we going to continue to deepen our faith?
that all atheists, including those who were brought up in the Catholic Faith, can live a sound moral life without having to believe in any of the twelve articles of the Apostles' Creed.