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The Apostles" Creed for Today

by Justo L. Gonzalez

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7628379M
ISBN 100664229336
ISBN 109780664229337
OCLC/WorldCa70259075

This creed is called the Apostles' Creed not because it was produced by the apostles themselves but because it contains a brief summary of their teachings. It sets forth their doctrine "in sublime simplicity, in unsurpassable brevity, in beautiful order, and with liturgical solemnity." In its present form it is dated no later than the fourth.   The Apostles’ what? America’s roughly million adherents of Churches of Christ generally proclaim “no creed but Christ, no book but the Bible.” As a result, many are unfamiliar with the Apostles’ Creed. Some may wonder about the fuss over President Donald Trump choosing not to recite it at this week’s state funeral for former President [ ].

  Question: "What is the Apostles' Creed?" Answer: The Apostles’ Creed is not found in the Bible. The Apostles’ Creed was not written by the apostles. Rather, it was written at least years after the apostles had all died. It is called the Apostles’ Creed because it is supposed to be a record of what the apostles taught. The Apostles Creed. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The Apostles Creed, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full.

  Book Summary: The title of this book is The Apostles' Creed for Today and it was written by Justo L. Gonzalez. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Westminster John Knox Press and has a total of pages in the : This volume in the popular For Today series, written by the highly respected theologian and author Justo González, explains the familiar Apostles' Creed in easy, accessible language. González explores not only what the Creed meant in the early centuries but also its ongoing importance and relevance for Christian faith and practice today.


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This is a very delightful and easy to read book briefly outlining the history of the Apostles' Creed and explaining line by line what the creed meant in its original historical context and what it means for Christians today/5(15).

As for this work, the qualifying statement of the title says it all: this book is an exposition of the Apostles’ Creed “in light of today’s questions.” As such, it does not This delightful and small little book is a succinct and challenging read that not only opens up new readings of 4/5.

The Apostles’ Creed for Today by Justo L. Gonzalez, Westminster John Knox,99 pp. This is the first of five book reviews on the Christian creeds (and a book in heresy), which I read in preparation for a sermon series entitled, “I Believe: Christian Creeds in Context.”.

This volume in the popular For Today series, written by the highly respected theologian and author Justo González, explains the familiar Apostles' Creed in easy, accessible language.

González explores not only what the Creed meant in the early centuries but also its ongoing importance and relevance for Christian faith and practice today/5(17). Ancient theory or legend adopted the belief that the 12 apostles were the original authors of the Apostles' Creed, and that each contributed a special article.

Today biblical scholars agree that the creed was developed sometime between the second and ninth centuries. The oldest form of the creed appeared in approximately AD The Nicene Creed.

The Nicene Creed is a more detailed summary of what the whole Church believes about the great doctrines of the Christian faith. It begins with the statement: ‘We believe ’ The Nicene Creed uses the same threefold structure as the Apostles’ Creed but goes into more depth and detail.

I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; He descended into hell; on the third day He rose again.

The Apostles' Creed for Today - Kindle edition by González, Justo L. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Apostles' Creed for Today/5(25). The Apostles’ Creed has stood the test of time and continues to unify Christians across denominations still today.

Discover what it is and why it’s a valuable way for Christians to study scripture, learn about God, and grow deeper in relationship with him. The Apostles' Creed The origin of the Apostles' Creed is less clear than that of the Nicene Creed. The most common view is that it was originally developed in the first or second century and was.

Among these, the Apostles' Creed is one of the most important. During this series we explored not only what the Creed meant in the early centuries but also its ongoing importance and relevance for Christian faith and practice today. 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.

This volume in the popular For Today series, written by highly respected theologian and author Justo Gonzalez, explains the familiar Apostles' Creed in easy, accessible language.

Gonzalez explores not only what the Creed meant in the early centuries but also why it is important and relevant for Christian faith and practice L. Gonzalez is a respected theological writer and : Westminster John Knox Press. 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. Creeds are statements of our basic beliefs about God.

The term comes from the Latin credo, meaning I believe. While we will always have questions about God, the Church, and our own faith, we have two foundational creeds that we use during worship: the Apostles’ Creed used at baptism and daily worship, and the Nicene Creed used at communion.

Apostles' Creed for Today This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged/5(80). The Meaning Of The Apostles' Creed.

The Apostle's Creed is a list of what Catholics believe. The word creed itself means "I believe". The Apostles' Creed is the first of the Catholic Rosary prayers because it lists the important truths taught by Jesus.

It summarizes who God is. That was an important element in Packer's I Want to Be a Christian, and I discovered that he was doing what others had done before him: Using the Apostles' Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten.

Justo L. González is a noted and prolific historian of Christian thought and the author of many books, including Essential Theological Terms, and The Apostles' Creed for Today. He is also editor of The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians, published by WJK.

“No creed but Christ” is what some people claim to believe today, and that may sound good. But they forget that “creed” simply means a statement of faith and that, therefore, developing one can be valuable in helping us define what we believe. One of the oldest. 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 Christian doctrine the world has ever known.5/5(1).Of the 12 entries in our Book of Confessions, odds are you’re most familiar with the Apostles’ Creed.

Every branch of Christianity’s family tree accepts it. It’s often recited at baptisms, as it was originally a baptismal creed. And, since it’s only words long, if you .The Apostles' Creed is a summary of what Christians believe and is the oldest known of the church. Read the full prayer including meaning and history.

"I believe in God the Father, Almighty, Maker.