Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to the Present

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John H. Leith
Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1982 - Religion - 736 pages
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Creeds of the Churchesoffers, in one comprehensive volume, the major Christian statements of faith from biblical times to the present. The third edition has been updated to include the Athanasian Creed, the London Confession, the Frankfurt Declaration, and the Lima Text, among others. A brief introduction to each creed explains its place in the developing theology of the Christian community.

  

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Contents

The Creeds and Their Role in the Church
5
The Bible
12
Rules of Faith c 200
20
Eastern Creeds
26
The Definition of Chalcedon 451
34
The Second Council of Constantinople 553
45
The Third Council of Constantinople 681
51
Council of Florence 143845 The Doctrine
60
Theses Theologicae of Robert Barclay 1675
323
Baptist Creeds
334
Methodism
353
The Cambridge Platform 1648
385
Creeds of the Modern Roman Catholicism
399
Vatican Council II Dogmatic Constitution on
459
The Confession of Dositheus 1672
485
The Barmen Declaration 1934
517

Lutheran Confessions
61
vii
70
Reformed Creeds
127
The English Reformation
230
Anabaptist Confessions
281
The Helvetic Consensus
308
The Relation of the Church to the War in the Light
523
the Creed of
555
The Ecumenical Movement
566
The Mission of the Church
658
Recent Statements of the Faith
696
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About the author (1982)

Leith is Pemberton Professor of Theology, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia.

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