a creed or formulary of Christian faith, of unknown authorship, formerly ascribed to Athanasius.
And it was for this very purpose of answering difficulties, not making them, that the Athanasian Creed was composed.
The Truth of Christianity William Harry Turton
The Athanasian Creed is not objectionable because of its damnatory clauses.
More Pages from a Journal Mark Rutherford
The Athanasian Creed, however, might fairly be said to stand on a somewhat different footing.
The English Church in the Eighteenth Century Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Malone began to feel as if he were involved in the Athanasian Creed.
Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
Morality is so icy, and so intolerant; its doctrines have the ungentlemanlike rigour of the Athanasian Creed.
Expositor’s Bible: The Epistles of St. John William Alexander
It may be found in its completest expression in the Athanasian Creed.
A Short History of the World H. G. Wells
It is needless to say that Tiny had been to church and heard the Athanasian Creed.
The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare
He was also the author of a History of the Athanasian Creed .
A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature John W. Cousin
I give you this as an example of what I mean; how not believing rightly the Athanasian Creed may make a man lead a bad life.
Town and Country Sermons Charles Kingsley
And, after all, the Athanasian Creed is light and comprehensible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.
The Note-Books of Samuel Butler Samuel Butler
(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
Saint, a.d. 296?–373, bishop of Alexandria: opponent of Arianism. Contemporary Examples Athanasius Kircher was a Jesuit priest and polymath, a man of unusual talents. This Week’s Hot Reads: November 6, 2012 Mythili Rao November 6, 2012 Athanasius Kircher, the eccentric seventeenth-century Jesuit polymath, collector of curiosities, and borderline crank. Joshua Foer: How I Write Noah […]
a digester furnace with a self-feeding fuel supply contained in a towerlike contrivance, ensuring a constant, durable temperature. Historical Examples The draught affects the furnace—my athanor, as we adepts term it. Auriol W. Harrison Ainsworth A, shows an athanor (or digesting furnace) and a couple of digesting vessels. Alchemy: Ancient and Modern H. Stanley Redgrove […]
a family of languages spoken by American Indians in most of inland northwest Canada and Alaska, in coastal Oregon and California, and in Arizona and the Rio Grande basin, and including especially Navajo, Apache, and Chipewyan. Compare (def 14). a member of any of various American Indian peoples speaking Athabaskan. belonging to or characteristic of […]