a creed or formulary of Christian faith, of unknown authorship, formerly ascribed to Athanasius.
Origin of Athanasian Creed
First recorded in 1580–90
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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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