List of Christian Creeds - Creeds

Creeds

Creed Date Accepted by Original name Notes Link to text
Apostles' Creed 200-900 Nearly all Christian denominations Lat.: Symbolum Apostolorum or Symbolum Apostolicum The origin of the creed is unknown. "Apostles' Creed".
Creed of Nicaea 325 Product of the first ecumenical council in Nicaea which tried to solve the Arian controversy.
Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed 381 Nearly all Christian denominations Expansion and revision of the 325 Creed of Nicaea. Refutes apollinarism and a later addition, the Filioque clause, resulted in disagreements between Eastern Christianity and Western Christianity. "Nicene Creed".
Chalcedonian Creed 451 Council of Chalcedon
Athanasian Creed 500 Nearly all Christian denominations Lat.: Quicumque vult "Athanasian Creed".

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