Apostolic Symbol by Bryan Litfin

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Apostolic Symbol

Many Evangelical Christians—even those who aren't from a high church or liturgical congregation—will sometimes recite the so-called Apostles' Creed on a Sunday morning. Mainline Protestants and Catholics do so even more frequently. When we Christians utter these words together, we assume we are declaring timeless truths from the earliest generation of our faith. We know, of course, that the creed isn't recorded in the Bible. Yet it must be old. But how old is it, exactly? Does it actually come from the age of the a . . .