Athanasian Creed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Athanasian Creed a Christian profession of faith
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • 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.
    • Athanasian creed See under Apostle Athanasian Nicene.
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Quotations

  • Roden Noel
    Roden Noel
    “What if men take to following where He leads, weary of mumbling Athanasian creeds?”

Usage

In literature:

Chrysostom at Antioch was the equally strenuous advocate of the Athanasian Creed.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV" by John Lord
Now where is the authority of the Athanasian Creed?
"Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Athanasian Creed is making a pretty hubbub.
"Lady John Russell"
I give you this as an example of what I mean; how not believing rightly the Athanasian Creed may make a man lead a bad life.
"Town and Country Sermons" by Charles Kingsley
Trinity Sunday was the first Sunday of the new clergyman, who sorely puzzled the clerk by reading the Athanasian Creed.
"The Parish Clerk (1907)" by Peter Hampson Ditchfield
It's out of the Athanasian Creed, and suggests such perfect equality.
"Christopher and Columbus" by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
Is it that contained in the Nicene and the Athanasian Creeds?
"Collected Essays, Volume V" by T. H. Huxley
Is it that contained in the Nicene and the Athanasian Creeds?
"Lectures and Essays" by Thomas Henry Huxley
The Athanasian Creed is never used.
"First Impressions of the New World" by Isabella Strange Trotter
Need I say that I allude to the vexed question of the Athanasian Creed?
"Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography" by George William Erskine Russell
This is the meaning of a passage in Froude's Remains, in which he seems to accuse me of speaking against the Athanasian Creed.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
He did not write the Athanasian creed.
"The Green Carnation" by Robert Smythe Hichens
The eternal Sonship of Christ, for example, as enunciated in the Athanasian Creed, perplexed me.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
After the Tory party comes the Liberal; which also dislikes the Athanasian Creed, as I have said.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
Is it that contained in the Nicene and the Athanasian Creeds?
"Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions" by Thomas H. Huxley
It may be found in its completest expression in the Athanasian Creed.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
He would never attend his parish church on the day when the Athanasian Creed was recited.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
How do the Religious Tract Society reconcile this with the Athanasian Creed?
"When Were Our Gospels Written?" by Charles Bradlaugh
A dogmatic commentary on the Athanasian Creed.
"A Mediaeval Mystic" by Vincent Scully
Is Jesus the central figure in the Nicene, or the Athanasian creed?
"The Cradle of the Christ" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
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