A Brief Outline of the Faith. The Nicene Creed's powerful summary of Christian faith has stood the test of time, embodying core truths and distinguishing essential Christian teachings from those of lesser importance. As respected thinker and educator David Willis explores the Nicene Creed in this new book, he provides clues for meaningfully interpreting this most ecumenical of church creeds in the twenty-first century.
Writing especially for educated laypeople, advanced students, and theological educators, Willis eloquently links the ancient creed to life today. As he points out, faith is constantly taking different shapes within broad boundaries like the creed's perennial truths, and even these truths need to be reinterpreted in each age to keep them intelligible and compelling.
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Print on Demand This item is nonreturnable and subject to additional shipping and handling fees. John Webster "This graceful reading of the Nicene Creed intends, the author tells us, 'to offer some clues for being startled afresh by the depth and beauty of certain affirmations,' and what we read does just that. Quietly and persuasively the book invites its readers to ponder the surprises that the creed holds for the mind and the affections.
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