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Monday, January 21, 2019
Definitions for creed
  1. any system or codification of belief or of opinion.
  2. any system, doctrine, or formula of religious belief, as of a denomination.
  3. an authoritative, formulated statement of the chief articles of Christian belief, as the Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, or the Athanasian Creed.

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Citations for creed
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream," delivered August 28, 1963
Blight was most impressed by Douglass’s mental, physical and intellectual endurance, his “ability to still believe, and to demand a place in the country’s creed. , "Big New Biographies of Two Big American Lives," New York Times, November 9, 2018
Origin of creed
Creed has existed in English since before the year 1000. Its Middle English form crede and its Old English form crēda ultimately derive from Latin crēdō meaning “I believe.”
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