Where the Apostles' Creed comes from and what purpose does it really serve today?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 1:11 am ad1c9bdddf
The Apostles' Creed is clearly the earliest type of creed extant in the history of the Church. While originally and traditionally it has been credited to each apostle at Pentecost, one apostle per claim of the Creed, the more historical, realistic and practical truth is probably closer to the development of the most fundamental beliefs arising from all the churches founded by the apostles in the early first and second centuries, A.D. This ...
The formation, history and basic purpose to the creed is reviewed briefly.