A Critical History of the Athanasian Creed: Representing the Opinions of Antients and Moderns Concerning It: with an Account of the Manuscripts, Versions, and Comments, and Such Other Particulars as are of Moment for the Determining the Age, and Author, and Value of It, and the Time of Its Reception in the Christian Churches

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Printed at the University-Press, for C. Crownfield, 1728 - Athanasian Creed - 318 pages

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Page 260 - And in this trinity none is afore or after other, none is greater or less than another; But the whole three Persons are co-eternal together, and co-equal.
Page 265 - Father, begotten before the worlds; and Man, of the substance of His mother, born in the world; perfect God and perfect Man, of a reasonable soul and human flesh subsisting; equal to the Father as touching His Godhead, and inferior to the Father as touching His manhood...
Page 265 - Who although he be God and man, yet he is not two, but 'one Christ; One; not by conversion of the Godhead into flesh, but by taking of the manhood into God; One altogether; not by confusion of substance, but by unity of person. For as the reasonable soul and flesh is one man, so God and man is one Christ...
Page 217 - For there is one Perfon of the Father, another of the Son : and another of the Holy Ghoft. But the Godhead of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft is all one: the Glory equal, the Majefty coeternal.
Page 261 - So that in all things, as is aforesaid, the Unity in Trinity and the Trinity in Unity is to be worshipped.
Page 257 - The Son is of the Father alone, not made, nor created, but begotten: the Holy Ghost is of the Father and of the Son, neither made, nor created, nor begotten, but proceeding.
Page 292 - To conclude ; as long as there shall be any men left to oppose the doctrines which this Creed contains, so long will it be expedient, and. even necessary to continue the use of it, in order to preserve the rest...
Page 263 - Chrift. For the right Faith is, that we believe and confefs: that our Lord Jefus Chrift, the Son of God, is God and Man...
Page 90 - Latin. The style and phraseology of the Creed; its early reception among the Latins, while unknown to the Greeks ; the antiquity and number of the Latin manuscripts, and their agreement (for the most part) with each other, compared with the lateness, scarceness, and disagreement of the Greek copies, all concur to demonstrate that this Creed was originally a Latin composure, rather than a Greek one...

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