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The Apostles' Creed : Its Relation to Primitive Christianity - H. B. Swete

The Apostles' Creed

Its Relation to Primitive Christianity

Paperback Published: 11th August 2011
ISBN: 9780521170710
Number Of Pages: 114

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First published in 1899, this revised version of an 1894 original was based upon a short course of lectures given by the author in the Divinity School at Cambridge during the Lent Term of that year. It provides a concise discussion of the controversy existing at the time in relation to the Apostles' Creed, a controversy which had been given further impetus through the sceptical position held by prominent German theologian Adolf von Harnack. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in theology and the religious debates of the late nineteenth century.

Attitude of the English reformers towards the Apostles' Creed
Primitive Christian conceptions of divine fatherhood and omnipotence
The Holy Ghost of the Creed a person - growth of the doctrine of the spirit in the teaching of Tertullian and Origen
The miraculous conception maintained by Justin in controversy with Pagans and Jews
Early legends connected with the Descent
The Ascension: silence of the Synoptists and of St Paul
'Holy church' primitive
Origin of the phrase 'communion of saints'
'Resurrection of the Flesh' not in scripture
Appendix
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ISBN: 9780521170710
ISBN-10: 0521170710
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 114
Published: 11th August 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.13