Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 11th October 2018 in Early Church | creedal christians,creeds,creedal,apostles,apostolic creed,apostolic tradition,rule of faith,early church fathers,early churchthe
Apostle's creed — what is it and why is it called that?
Outside of the
New Testament, this is one of the
oldest creeds we have, dating back to the
sixth – eighth century in its current form that is commonly known to
day, but having its origins much earlier — as far back as the
second century in a shorter form known simply as the
“Old Roman Creed”.
Apostles creed is also sometimes referred to
Faith” as it is a summary of the
Gospel and is the
basis for pretty much all modern the
points of the
creed cover all the
major pillars of the
Christian faith which aims to
safeguard what is true orthodoxy (right belief), whic...