APOSTLE'S CREED


APOSTLE'S CREED
   one of the earliest statements of the CHRISTIAN FAITH dating from around the fourth century.

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  • Apostle — A*pos tle, n. [OE. apostle, apostel, postle, AS. apostol, L. apostolus, fr. Gr. ? messenger, one sent forth or away, fr. ? to send off or away; ? from + ? to send; akin to G. stellen to set, E. stall: cf. F. ap[^o]tre, Of. apostre, apostle,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostle spoon — Apostle A*pos tle, n. [OE. apostle, apostel, postle, AS. apostol, L. apostolus, fr. Gr. ? messenger, one sent forth or away, fr. ? to send off or away; ? from + ? to send; akin to G. stellen to set, E. stall: cf. F. ap[^o]tre, Of. apostre,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostle (Christian) — Apostle redirects here. For other uses, see Apostle (disambiguation). Twelve Apostles redirects here. For other uses, see Twelve Apostles (disambiguation). The Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles. Russian, 14th.c., Moscow Museum The term apostle is… …   Wikipedia

  • Creed — • In general, a form of belief Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Creed     Creed     † Cathol …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Creed — (kr[=e]d), n. [OE. credo, crede, AS. creda, fr. L. credo I believe, at the beginning of the Apostles creed, fr. credere to believe; akin to OIr. cretim I believe, and Skr. [,c]raddadh[=a]mi; [,c]rat trust + dh[=a] to put. See {Do}, v. t., and cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostle — n. 1 (Apostle) a any of the chosen twelve sent out to preach the Christian Gospel. b the first successful Christian missionary in a country or to a people. 2 a leader or outstanding figure, esp. of a reform movement (apostle of temperance). 3 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • apostle — n. 1 (Apostle) a any of the chosen twelve sent out to preach the Christian Gospel. b the first successful Christian missionary in a country or to a people. 2 a leader or outstanding figure, esp. of a reform movement (apostle of temperance). 3 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • creed — n. 1 a set of principles or opinions, esp. as a philosophy of life (his creed is moderation in everything). 2 a (often the Creed) = Apostles Creed (see APOSTLE). b a brief formal summary of Christian doctrine (cf. NICENE CREED, Athanasian Creed) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pierce the Ploughman’s Creed — (ca. 1393–1401)    Pierce the Ploughman’s Creed is a MIDDLE ENGLISH poem of 850 lines in ALLITERATIVE VERSE from the southern West Midlands. It is a social and political satire in the tradition of LANGLAND’s PIERS PLOWMAN, like MUM AND THE… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • St. James the Apostle Anglican Church — The St. James the Apostle Anglican Church is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.St. James the Apostle was first opened for worship in May of 1864. It is a gothic revival church built of grey limestone. Originally, it stood on open land and was… …   Wikipedia


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