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Making of the Creeds

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In lucid and non-technical prose, Young demonstrates how and why the two most familiar Christian creeds - the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene Creed - came into being. She describes how creeds originated in instruction before baptism and have their roots in the New Testament itself. She then shows how the rise of Gnosticism and a tendancy towards fragmentation in the church ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published April 30th 2013 by SCM Press (first published February 1st 1991)
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A helpful summary of the creeds and their theological import as well as the political and theological circumstances of their creation. An excellent little read.
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