Apostles' Creed

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  • The Apostles Creed Analysis

    This essay will address the question, what is a Creed and why did the Church feel the need to produce them? To begin with the essay will define a Creed, later providing context as to why they were. Furthermore, the essay will explain and explore numerous avenues for the Church initiating the creation of Creeds, issues, Church identity, theology, evangelism, ecclesiology, and politics. A Creed has been described as an expression that elaborates on essential Biblical truths, with an attempt to try and encapsulate scripture (Bromiley, 1984, pp283), leading to the definition of a Creed as, “a concise statement of Christian doctrine” (Fahlbusch, 1998, pp727). However, it seems some consider this widely accepted definition is arbitrary and slightly…

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  • The Apostles Creed: The Apostle Creed

    The Apostle’s Creed The Apostles Creed is the creed most widely used in Christian worship in the western world. Throughout the Middle Ages it was generally believed that this creed was composed by the Apostles on the day of Pentecost and that each of them contributed one of the twelve sections. This appears to be a legend dating back to somewhere between the 4th and 6th Centuries. However it still has good reason to be called the Apostles Creed because its content is in agreement with apostolic…

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  • Research Paper On The Apostles Creed

    1.6 The Apostles’ Creed- (Patristic)- final form in 8th century Medieval/Byzantine Era: The Apostles Creed is a declaration of one persons’ individual faith. The Apostles Creed begins with “I believe in God… and in Jesus Christ.” This Apostles Creed states that God is the one creator and Jesus is his son. Along with that important statement it tells the story of Jesus such as explaining for example; his birth, the crucifixion, his death, and as well as his resurrection. The creed extends in more…

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  • Eastern And Western Monasticism

    In the span of fifteen hundred years, Eastern and Western Christianity had comparatively been influenced by Jesus’ teachings. The ideology of Jesus Christ included his virginal birth, his death, and resurrection. With this in mind, some of the important reoccurring issues in understanding both concerns for the East and West are founded in the sacramental and liturgical practices. Christ’s death and “resurrection became koinonia: or communion, fellowship, or the church [p. 33, Vol. 1].” The…

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  • The Apostle Peter Analysis

    research methodology used for this biography on Peter is a scholarly evaluation. While there were many popular sources (pastors or specialist) available on this topic, they often adapted their findings to appeal to a general audience. Additionally, these popular sources mainly offer a quick and sometimes bias overview of the life of Peter rather than an objective and comprehensive academic account. Therefore, popular sources were not used for research in writing this paper. The selected…

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  • Saint Michael The Archangel Analysis

    Classe, Ravenna, Italy. The mosaic has an Arche which is known as the triumphal Arche. On top of this art piece we see “God” holding a book and on each side of him are the symbols of angels. Below that image is the of Jerusalem and Bethlehem with an image of sheep indicating that they are going into heaven. On each side of the cross there is a sign of Alpha and Omega which is a sign for the begging and the end it shows that Christ is all things. This is a very powerful image with a powerful…

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  • Thecla's Role In The Acts Of Paul

    Introduction: “Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: ‘It is well for a man not to touch a woman.’” This is according to the Apostle Paul in his first letter to the Corinthians. Although Saint Paul goes on to say that it is better for one to be married to avoid sexual immorality, historians widely believe that his sexual ethics, especially in relation to virginity, played a significant role in the lives of Christians, especially young women, throughout the early Church. The Acts of…

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  • Apostle Paul's Argument Analysis

    At the heart of the debate concerning women in office, all scholars and pastors address 1 Timothy 2:11-12. Those who do not affirm women in office argues that Paul specifically states "Let women learn in quietness.... I do not permit women to teach or to exercise authority over a man... she is to remain quiet." In order to best understand Paul 's statement, we must focus on three words which are "quietness (ἡσυχίᾳ),"permit (ἐπιτρέπω)," and "exercise authority (αὐθεντεῖν)." "Quietness... (γυνὴ ἐν…

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  • Plato Assassin's Greed

    Reading Report II “Nothing is true, everything is permitted.” This is the great philosophy of the Assassin’s Order in Ubisoft’s critically acclaimed video game series, Assassin’s Creed. It quickly amassed a large following due to its stunning visuals, advanced game engine, and controversial Da Vinci Code-esk narrative. Like many works of historical fiction, this narrative revolves around the revelation of a grand truth. In the game, an organization called Abstergo Industries discovers that any…

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  • The Trinitarian Controversy

    The west resurrected Tertullian’s view in the debate in that Christ was two natures in one person. This reasoning balanced and helped a compromise to be reached between the East and its notions but the controversy was still not over. The Nicene Creed which took place prior in the Trinitarian Controversy was still an issue. Apollinaris of Laodicea who was a strong supporter of the the Nicene Creed believed he could help the situation. He formulated a doctrine which stated that Christ had no…

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