a creed or formulary of Christian faith, of unknown authorship, formerly ascribed to Athanasius.
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How to use Athanasian Creed in a sentence
The Athanasian Creed embodies the view of Athanasius, but probably was not composed by him.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
Several others declined pressing the Athanasian Creed, and believed strictly in the unity of God.Unitarianism in America | George Willis Cooke
No more conclusive evidence that men had ceased to know God need be adduced than the Athanasian Creed.Jesus the Christ | James Edward Talmage
It contains a complete version of the book of Psalms, followed by the usual eleven canticles and the Athanasian Creed.
The Athanasian Creed is the most splendid ecclesiastical lyric ever poured forth by the genius of man.Familiar Quotations | John Bartlett
British Dictionary definitions for Athanasian Creed
Christianity a profession of faith widely used in the Western Church which, although formerly attributed to Athanasius, probably originated in Gaul between 381 and 428 ad
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