Named after Athanasius, a fourth century Egyptian bishop and theologian, the Athanasian Creed is one of the three ecumenical creeds universally accepted by the Christian Church along with the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene
Meanwhile, the "official" church may look to the relevance of the 1,600-year-old Nicene
Creed in the 21st century and perhaps consider doing away with the medieval royal costumes/vestments they don for Masses.
Nicolas, who created the Nicene
Creed, the patron saint of Russia, children, sailors, students and other vagabonds.
Summarizing this remarkable period, Newman wrote, "The Nicene
dogma was maintained during the greater part of the fourth century not by the unswerving firmness of the Holy See or councils of bishops but by the consensus of the fidelium [the faithful].
The references do not include many of the contemporary names associated with the trinitarian controversies that attempt to reconcile the Nicene
tradition of the relations between God the Father and the Logos with the current situation of Christian women.
The Latins, while accepting these developments, in the Nicene
Creed, for example, were less adventurous and so kept closer to their Jewish roots in worship and doctrine.
After a procession from four directions by representatives of the denominations to a central baptismal font, the assembly--more than 2,000 strong--recited the Nicene
Creed and renewed their baptismal vows as symbols of their common Christian beliefs.
does not frame his study of the theology of Marcellus in traditional, basically political, categories of opposition such as "Nicene
and Arian" or "Antiochene and Alexandrian"; instead he views it as reflecting a conflict between two theological traditions which he calls dyohypostatic and miahypostatic.
We still honour the first of these general councils when we recite the Nicene
At every Sunday eucharistic liturgy, Catholics recite the Nicene
Peter, and ultimately the Holy Spirit, the Lord and Giver of Life (Nicene
Creed), who, in this instance, took back the life He had given.
This is the word that challenged and consoled the People of God when, as we say in the Nicene
Creed, God "spoke through the prophets." This is the word that went forth from God's mouth and did not return empty or void, but accomplished its mission of renewal and conversion (Isa.