Early Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part VII – Nicene Creeds Lines 9-11 (The Holy Spirit)

In this series we have been carefully working through the early Church creeds, specifically the Nicene Creed. We are doing this in order to intellectually grasp what are the foundational propositional beliefs, or truth claims, that the early ecumenical (i.e. across the Roman Empire), apostolic… Read moreEarly Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part VII – Nicene Creeds Lines 9-11 (The Holy Spirit)

Early Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part VI – Nicene Creed, Lines 3-9

We are looking at each line of the creed to determine what are the necessary, propositional claims we would need to identify and defend as Apologists who want to stay faithful to a Historical Christianity; a Christianity grounded in the… Read moreEarly Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part VI – Nicene Creed, Lines 3-9

Early Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part V – The Structure of the Nicene Creed

In this series of posts, we have been looking at the Nicene Creed in particular. This, for the sake of getting clarity on the core, early historical beliefs of classical, apostolic Christianity. Here, I want to share two more quotes… Read moreEarly Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part V – The Structure of the Nicene Creed

Early Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part III – Line 1 of the Nicene Creed

Continuing in this examination of the early Christian creeds, specifically the Nicene Creed, I open this post with a few comments by J.N.D. Kelly. Then, I will reproduce the first line of the Nicene Creed, and examine it with regard… Read moreEarly Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part III – Line 1 of the Nicene Creed