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Athanasian Creed definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a Christian profession of faith

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1586 a Christian creed originating in Europe about A.D. 400 and relating especially to the Trinity and Incarnation

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an affirmation of Christian faith formerly thought to have been drawn up by Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria d. 373.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Athanasian Ath`a*na"sian (?; 277), a. Of or pertaining to Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria in the 4th century. Athanasian creed, a formulary, confession, or exposition of faith, formerly supposed to have been drawn up by Athanasius; but this opinion is now rejected, and the composition is ascribed by some to Hilary, bishop of Arles (5th century). It is a summary of what was called the orthodox faith.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Creed Creed (kr[=e]d), n. [OE. credo, crede, AS. creda, fr. L. credo I believe, at the beginning of the Apostles' creed, fr. credere to believe; akin to OIr. cretim I believe, and Skr. [,c]raddadh[=a]mi; [,c]rat trust + dh[=a] to put. See Do, v. t., and cf. Credo, Grant.] 1. A definite summary of what is believed; esp., a summary of the articles of Christian faith; a confession of faith for public use; esp., one which is brief and comprehensive. In the Protestant system the creed is not co["o]rdinate with, but always subordinate to, the Bible. --Schaff-Herzog Encyc. 2. Any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to. I love him not, nor fear him; there's my creed. --Shak. Apostles' creed, Athanasian creed, Nicene creed. See under Apostle, Athanasian, Nicene.




 


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