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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Creed, Nicene

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A formulary of Christian faith; so called, because it is a paraphrase of that creed which was made at the first general council of Nice. This latter was drawn up by the second general council of Constantinople, A. D. 381: and therefore might be more properly styled the Constantinopolitan creed. the creed was carried by a majority, and admitted into the church as a barrier against Arius and his followers. the three creeds above-mentioned are used in the public offices of the church of England; and subscription to them is required of all the established clergy. Subscription to these was also required of the dissenting teachers by the toleration act; but from which they are now relieved by 19 Geo. III.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Creed, Nicene'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/c/creed-nicene.html. 1802.

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