And it was for this very purpose of answering difficulties, not making them, that the Athanasian Creed was composed.
The Athanasian Creed is not objectionable because of its damnatory clauses.
The Athanasian Creed, however, might fairly be said to stand on a somewhat different footing.
Malone began to feel as if he were involved in the Athanasian Creed.
Morality is so icy, and so intolerant; its doctrines have the ungentlemanlike rigour of the Athanasian Creed.
"I think the word is Athanasian," ventured the minister's wife.
It was very easy at one time to chant the Athanasian hymn—it is easy for some still; but very hard for others.
It may be found in its completest expression in the Athanasian Creed.
The service I can't make head or tail of—think of the Athanasian.
He was also the author of a History of the Athanasian Creed .
1580s, from Athanasius, archbishop of Alexandria in the reign of Constantine. The name is Latin, from Greek Athanasios, from athanatos "immortal," from a- "not," privative prefix, + thanatos "death."