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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In most Masses, the Nicene Creed (an article of faith dating back to the Council of Nicea, in 325 AD) follows the homily.
Paul University in Ottawa, Canada, said a profession of faith, such as in the form of the Nicene Creed, is normal procedure for rescinding an excommunication.
This metaphysical world shaped the fourth century debate leading to the formulations of the Nicene Creed. Followers of Athanasius maintained the fullness of divinity in Jesus against the followers of Arius, whose mythological view of transcendence placed the origin of Jesus in a realm that was closer to the earth, an "extended" version of divinity, so to speak, not really embodying the true and ultimate God.
(The Nicene Creed) Yes, no matter how endearing or strained our relations with one another may be, "we believe."
I believe in the Nicene Creed. In just over 200 words the Creed expresses what Christians have believed and held onto for two tumultuous millennia.
As a vehicle, she chooses a seminal text from each tradition: Darwin is allowed to speak on behalf of science via The Origin of Species, and the Nicene Creed becomes Christianity's guiding text.
The themes are those of the Nicene Creed: divine essence, Logos, persons, natures, wills, passion, and cognition.
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Vermes draws his narrative to a close with the Nicene creed and its dogma that the Son of God was no longer an inferior divinity to the Father, as was customary in pre-Nicene theology, but homoousios--of the same substance--with his Father.
For some liberal Christians, these teachings clash with creeds, including the Nicene Creed, which was officially formulated during Constantine's reign (in 325 A.D.).
It uses the classical Christian doctrines of the Nicene Creed to guide students on the faith, and provides an ecumenical work identifying major personalities and history in classical Christian thinking.