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CONSUBSTANTIAL WITH THE FATHER: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   CONSUBSTANTIAL WITH THE FATHER by Jeff Miller One of the most remarked about changes in the English translation of the Creed that was introduced at the start of Advent in 2011 was the use of “consubstantial” over “one in being.” Multiple arguments were made against […]

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THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD by Domenico Bettinelli Every line of the Creed has a purpose, especially here in the Nicene Creed, which was formulated to combat heresies that cast doubt on the divinity of Jesus Christ. And so when we come to “only […]

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ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST by Leila Lawler Lord? Is it just an honorific? (Like Mr. Jesus Christ, only more poetic? Possibly more distancing?) Somewhat irreverently, this word Lord has put me in mind of a brief moment in one of my favorite mystery stories. Have […]

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OF ALL THINGS VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   OF ALL THINGS VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE by Calah Alexander When Melanie first emailed me and asked if I’d be willing to write a post for her series on the Nicene Creed, I immediately knew which phrase I would pick, if it were available. “Of all […]

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