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The Apostles" creed in the twentieth century

  • 212 Pages
  • 1.78 MB
  • English
Fleming H. Revell company , New York, Chicago [etc.]
Statementby Ferdinand S. Schenck
LC ClassificationsBT993 .S3 1918
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24158813M
LC Control Number19001879

'This is a valuable book on a creed that has been rather neglected by scholars in the latter half of the twentieth century. Its value lies particularly in the way it seeks to illuminate its earliest context, namely the first three : Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski.

The Apostles' Creed is an expression of Christian theology that was formed in a period of fascinating and creative 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.

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In The Apostle's Creed, the ancient debates that led to the formulation of its. The apostles in Twentieth-Century Apostles span this century, as historical records of our progress and as predictors of times to come. Called and sent, they lead us all in lives of prayer and service."This book might well be included in an introductory course on Catholicism.5/5(3).

The Apostles’ Creed presents the foundation of Christian faith. The interpretive version of the Apostles’ Creed formulated by the Swiss reformer John Calvin in his catechism has been the basis of Protestant theological education for centuries.

In The Faith of the Church, Karl Barth—one of the powerful and enduring theologians of modern Protestantism—reinterprets the Apostles’ Creed. The Apostles's Creed in the Light of Today's Questions by Pannenberg, Yet all the way it is closely related to the everyday thinking of twentieth-century men, and to Christian life in a pluralist society.

The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.

This delightful and small little book is a succinct and challenging read that not only opens up new readings of the Apostles’ Creed but also serves as an excellent introduction of the theological work of Wolfhart Pannenberg.

Pannenberg stands as one of the great theologians of the later 20th century and is well worth reading.4/5(5). While the ecumenical movements of the 20th century sought an artificial unity built on doctrinal minimalism, the Apostles’ Creed can foster genuine unity around the core, fundamental truths of the faith, he said, noting that each denomination will have unique beliefs that extend beyond the Apostles’ Creed, but agreement about the creed.

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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.

The Apostles’ Creed dates from the early centuries of the church, and it was not written by the Apostles; it was called the Apostles’ Creed because it represents the Apostolic teaching. One of the other early creeds of the church, the Nicene Creed.

The Apostles' Creed has shaped and guided Christian faith for almost two thousand years. Few documents in the history of the church have similar influence on the life of ordinary believers.

Shared by Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions, the Apostles' Creed is perhaps the most compelling and formidable statement of. The Apostles’ Creed was not written by the apostles. The creed is the oldest, simplest, and least developed creed of the Christian church. While Christianity as a religion is greatly divided, the Apostles' Creed affirms the common heritage and basic beliefs that unite Christians around the world and throughout history.

In his new book, The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits, Mohler seeks to rekindle a love for the creed nearly 2, years after its writing. The book is out today from Nelson Books, and can be purchased at Amazon and major booksellers everywhere.

The Apostles' Creed (Latin: Symbolum Apostolorum or Symbolum Apostolicum), sometimes titled the Apostolic Creed or the Symbol of the Apostles, is an early statement of Christian belief—a creed or "symbol".

It is widely used by a number of Christian denominations for both liturgical and catechetical purposes, most visibly by liturgical Churches of Western tradition, including the Roman. The APOSTLES’ CREED.

[It is affirmed by Ambrose "that the twelve Apostles, as skilful artificers assembled together, and made a key by their common advice, that is, the Creed; by which the darkness of the devil is disclosed, that the light of Christ may appear.".

The Apostles’ Creed, though not written by the apostles, is the oldest creed of the Christian church and is the basis for others that followed. Its most used form is: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary.

48 thoughts on “The Apostles’ Creed for the 21st Century” Molly Stevens - Shallow Reflections Ap am Reply. How intriguing that someone has written an entire book about the Apostles’ Creed.

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I find the recitation of this comforting and have often thought we don’t do it enough in our church. One of my church friends said. The Apostles’ Creed has been with the church from almost the very beginning (in some form).

It is a statement of belief that contains the important facets of what Christians should hold as true. The Apostles’ Creed is not in the Bible and is not a statement to be made that guarantees a person salvation if they recite it, it is a condensed theological system that reflects what is right for.

Here is a book to encourage Catholics who feel that the Church suffers from a certain style of centralism and legalism from the Church of Rome. Pointing out that too many people in the Roman Curia practice a mentality that is neither according to Vatican II nor the Gospel, the author encourages us to question such mentality until a true and thorough renewal happens.

The Book of Common Prayer () Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Apostles’ Creed—I believe the inclusion of the Apostles’ Creed in the Top 25 should be a no-brainer. It is a succinct statement of faith in the basic articles of the Christian faith.

arguably, did more to shape the thinking of millions of Christians in the twentieth century. The English word “creed” has its roots in a Latin word credo, meaning, “I believe.” In the language of the church a creed is a statement of belief.

The oldest creed in common use by the Christian Church today is the Apostles’ Creed. The Apostles did not write the creed that bears their name. It came into being long after their deaths.

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This is what a creed is designed to do and no 4th century document can do that for those of us who live in the 21st century. A contemporary expression of the Christian Faith requires us to define the God experience we claim in a very new and different way.

Where we received the Apostles Creed from the Bible; with an OT and a NT reference. This resource comes from a very old orthodox Lutheran theology book, dating back to the 17th century.

It unknown precisely which book this derives from. Summary: Brief exploration of the Apostles’ Creed by a significant 20th century Catholic theologian. I have been interested in von Balthasar for a while. He is a significant trinitarian theologian of the mid 20th century and a good friend of the reformed theologian Karl Barth.

Get this from a library. The Christian faith: an essay on the structure of the Apostles' Creed. [Henri de Lubac; Richard Arnandez] -- De Lubac shows that Christian Tradition is a living force and in the Apostle's Creed there is both depth and relevance for today's understanding of the Christian message.

The Apostles’ Creed is, instead, “an indigenous form of the ancient church’s response to the risen Christ.” Myers’s book is short; the creed is shorter still.

Both are public, and neither contains advanced or exclusive teaching. Scripture, the Apostles’ Creed, and Christian faith are out in the open—and we never advance beyond them.

Of the books I have read on the Creed, none have been horrible, but Myers’ book on the Apostles’ Creed is the one I would recommend first. There are a couple of reasons, 1) it is ecumenical. The biggest problem with von Bathasar and Packer’s books on the creed where they were assuming either Catholic or Reformed understandings of Reviews:   In What We Believe, R.C.

Sproul has unrolled the parchment to display the Apostles’ Creed, clarifying and applying it line by line, phrase by phrase to life here on the ground in the 21st century so that the glorious truth of words from A.D.

can pour forth for. I believe he is wrong to confuse Balthasar’s 20th-century innovation with the church’s traditional understanding of the Apostles’ Creed and its descent clause.

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Dec 1st, @ 10AM / 1PM Eastern. This book deals with the nature of faith and how it comes to be expressed in creeds such as the Apostles’ Creed and the Nicene Creed.

Succeeding books will d Alister E. McGrath, Faith and Creeds (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, ). $, pages/5(11).The most important creed to emerge from early church history was the Apostles' Creed.

Which of the following best represents how this creed emerged in church history? The Apostles' Creed emerged from early baptismal statements of faith.The Apostles’ Creed (6): Suffered under Pontius Pilate it would be like time-traveller going to the yearwalking into a school to teach them about twentieth century history and discovering that some of the students had heard of Churchill, a few of Nelson Mandela, but that pretty much everyone knew the name of Ray Thompson, the mayor.