Nicene Creed

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Nicene Creed:

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[Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of faith. The following are historically important Christian creeds.

1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and
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Hence we call that profession of faith the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (or Nicene Creed for short).
3) The creed, sometimes known as the "Ecumenical Creed," became the subject of a Faith and Order study programme: "Confessing the One Faith, An Ecumenical Explication of the Apostolic Faith as it is Confessed in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed [381]," Faith and Order Paper 153 (Geneva: WCC, 1991).
from what is called the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (381 C.
Indeed today the Christian faithful know and proclaim in common the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed in the solemn and festive celebration of the Mass.
The first bases the unity of faith on the authority of Scripture, the Apostles' Creed, and the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.
That all Christian communions confess both the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, these may provide the starting point.
This judgment is conditioned in part by Constantelos's reported conviction that the essential nature of marriage can be recognized among non-Orthodox in cases where the subjects are Christians who (1) were baptized in the name of the Trinity and (2) profess the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.
This new formula of the Professio Fidei restates the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and concludes with the addition of three propositions or paragraphs intended to better distinguish the order of the truths to which the believer adheres.
It describes the struggle in the search for a common expression of faith, a struggle between a contemporary-contextual approach and a historical one, the latter centred mainly around an explication of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.
The late 1970s saw Faith and Order begin what became "The Apostolic Faith Study", which eventually took as its basis the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.
28) In a sense, the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed provided the framework for the Articles and the description of the identity and unity of the church.