Cover of: The Creeds Of Christendom, with a History and Critical Notes | Philip Schaff

The Creeds Of Christendom, with a History and Critical Notes

Volume 1: The history of creeds

Published by Harper & Brothers in London, New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Volume 1 of 3

Table of Contents

v. 1. The history of creeds. 6th ed., rev. and enl.
v. 2. The Greek and Latin creeds, with translations.
v. 3. The Evangelical Protestant creeds, with translations. 4th ed., rev. and enl.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(Vol. I.)
HISTORY OF THE CREEDS OF CHRISTENDOM.
FIRST CHAPTER
ON CREEDS IN GENERAL.
§ 1. Name and Definition 3
§ 2. Origin of Creeds 4
§ 3. Authority of Creeds 7
§ 4. Value and Use of Creeds 8
§ 5. Classification of Creeds 9
SECOND CHAPTER.
THE OECUMENICAL CREEDS.
§ 6. General Character of the (Ecumenical Creeds. 12
§ 7. The Apostles’ Creed 14
§ 8. The Nicene Creed 24
§ 9. The Creed of Chalcedon. 29
§ 10. The Athanasian Creed 34
THIRD CHAPTER.
THE CREEDS OF THE GREEK CHURCH.
§ 11. The Seven (Ecumenical Councils 43
§ 12. The Confessions of Gennadius, A.D. 1453 46
§ 13. The Answers of the Patriarch Jeremiah to the Lutherans, A.D. 1576 50
§ 14. The Confession of Metrophanes Critopulus, A.D. 1625 52
§ 15. The Confession of Cyril Lucar, A.D. 1631 54
§ 16. The Orthodox Confession of Mogilas, A.D. 1643 58
§ 17. The Synod of Jerusalem, and the Confession of Dositheus, A.D. 1672
§ 18. The Synods of Constantinople, A.D. 1672 and 1691
§ 19. The Doctrinal Standards of the Russo-Greek Church
§ 20. Anglo-Catholic Correspondence with the Russo-Greek
Church 7
§ 21. The Eastern Sects: Nestorians, Jacobites, Copts, Armenians
FOURTH CHAPTER.
THE CREEDS OF THE ROMAN CHURCH.
§ 22. Catholicism and Romanism
§ 23. Standard Expositions of the Roman Catholic System
§ 24. The Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent, A.D. 1563
§ 25. The Profession of the Tridentine Faith, A.D. 1564
§ 26. The Roman Catechism, A.D. 1566
§ 27. The Papal Bulls against the Jansenists, A.D. 1653, 1713.
Note on the Old Catholics in Holland, 107.
§ 28. The Papal Definition of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, A.D. 1854
§ 29. The Argument for the Immaculate Conception
§ 30. The Papal Syllabus, A.D. 1864
§ 31. The Vatican Council, A.D. 1870
§ 32. The Vatican Decrees. The Constitution on the Catholic Faith
§ 33. The Vatican Decrees, continued. The Papal Infallibility Decree
§ 34. Papal Infallibility Explained, and Tested by Scripture and Tradition
§ 35. The Liturgical Standards of the Roman Church
§ 36. The Old Catholics
FIFTH CHAPTER.
THE CREEDS OF THE EVANGELICAL PROTESTANT CHURCHES.
§ 37. The Reformation. Protestantism and Romanism
§ 38. The Evangelical Confessions of Faith
§ 39. The Lutheran and Reformed Confessions
SIXTH CHAPTER
THE CREEDS OF THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH.
§ 40. The Lutheran Confessions. 220
§ 41. The Augsburg Confession, A.D. 1530 225
§ 42. The Apology of the Augsburg Confession, A.D. 1530 243
§ 43. Luther’s Catechisms, A.D. 1529 245
§ 44. The Articles of Smalcald, A.D. 1537 253
§ 45. The Formula of Concord, A.D. 1577 258
§ 46. The Formula of Concord, concluded 312
§ 47. Superseded Lutheran Symbols. The Saxon Confession, And The Wurtembbrg Confession, A.D. 1551 340
§ 48. The Saxon Visitation Articles, A.D. 1592 345
§ 49. An Abortive Symbol against Syncretism, A.D. 1655 349
SEVENTH CHAPTER
THE CREEDS OF THE EVANGELICAL REFORMED CHURCHES.
§ 50. The Reformed Confessions 354
I. Reformed Confessions of Switzerland.
§ 51. Zwingllan Confessions. The Sixty-seven Articles. The Ten Theses of Berne. The Confession to Charles V. The Confession to Francis I., A.D. 1523-1531 360
§ 52. Zwingli’s Distinctive Doctrines 369
§ 53. The Confession of Basle, A.D. 1534 385
§ 54. The First Helvetic Confession, A.D. 1536 388
§ 55. The Second Helvetic Confession, A.D. 1566 390
§ 56. John Calvin. His Life and Character 421
§ 57. Calvin’s Work. His Theology and Discipline 444
§ 58. The Catechism of Geneva, A.D. 1541 467
§ 59. The Zurich Consensus, A.D. 1549 471
§ 60. The Geneva Consensus, A.D. 1552 474
§ 61. The Helvetic Consensus Formula, A.D. 1675 477
II. Reformed Confessions of France and the Netherlands.
§ 62. The Gallican Confession, A.D. 1559 490
§ 63. The French Declaration of Faith, A.D. 1872 498
§ 64. The Belgio Confession, A.D. 1561 502
§ 65. The Arminian Controversy and the Synod of Dort, A.D. 1604-1619 502
§ 66. The Remonstrance, A.D. 1610 516
§ 67. The Canons of Dort, A.D. 1619 519
III The Reformed Confessions of Germany.
§ 68. The Tetrapoutan Confession, A.D. 1530 524
§ 69. The Heidelberg Catechism, A.D. 1563 52£
§ 70. The Brandenburg Confessions 554
The Confession of Sigismund (1614), 555.
The Colloquy at Leipzig (1631), 558.
The Declaration of Thorn (1645), 560.
§ 71. The Minor German Reformed Confessions 562
IV The Reformed Confessions of Bohemia, Poland, and Hungary
§ 72. The Bohemian Brethren and the Waldenses before the Reformation 561
§ 73. The Bohemian Confessions after the Reformation, A.D. 1535 and 1575
§ 74. The Reformation in Poland and the Consensus of Sendomir, A.D. 1570 58
§ 75. The Reformation in Hungary and the Confession of Czenger, A.D. 1557 58
V. The Anglican Articles of Religion.
§ 76. The English Reformation 59
§ 77. The Doctrinal Position of the Anglican Church and her Relation to other Churches 59
§ 78. The Doctrinal Formularies of Henby VLLI 61
§ 79. The Edwardinb Articles, A J). 1553 61
§ 80. The Elizabethan Articles, A.D. 1563 and 1571 91
§ 81. Interpretation of the Thirty-nine Articles 62
§ 82. Revision of the Thirty-nine Articles by the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, A.D. 1801 65
§ 83. The Anglican Catechisms, A.D. 1549 and 1662 65
§ 84. The Lambeth Articles, A.D. 1595 65
§ 85. The Irish Articles, A.D. 1615 66
§ 86. The Articles of the Reformed Episcopal Church, A.D. 1875 60
VI. The Presbyterian Confessions of Scotland.
§ 87. The Reformation in Scotland 669
§ 88. John Knox 673
§ 89. The Scotch Confession, A.D. 1660 680
§ 90. The Scotch Covenants and the Scotch Kirk 686
§ 91. The Scotch Catechisms 696
VII. The Westminster Standards.
§ 92. The Puritan Conflict 701
§ 93. The Westminster Assembly 727
§ 94. The Westminster Confession 753
§ 95. Analysis of the Confession 760
§ 96. The Westminster Catechisms 783
§ 97. Criticism of the Westminster Svstbm of Doctrine 788
§ 98. The Westminster Standards in America 804
§ 99. The Westminster Standards among the Cumberland Presbyterians 813
EIGHTH CHAPTER.
THE CREEDS OF MODERN EVANGELICAL DENOMINATIONS.
§100. General Survey 817
§ 101. The Congregationalists. 820
§ 102. English Congregational Creeds. 829
§ 103. American Congregational Creeds 835
§ 104. Anabaptists and Mennonites 840
§ 105. The Calvinistic Baptists 844
§ 106. The Arminian Baptists 856
§ 107. The Society of Friends (Quakers) 859
§ 108. The Moravians 874
§ 109. Methodism 882
§ 110. Methodist Creeds 890
§ 111. Arminian Methodism 893
§ 112. Calvinistic Methodism 901
§ 113. The Catholic Apostolic Church (Irvingites) 905
§ 114. The Evangelical Alliance 915
§ 115. The Consensus and Dissensus of Creeds 919

Edition Notes

At head of title: Bibliotheca symbolica ecclesiæ universalis.

Includes bibliographical references.

Other Titles
Bibliotheca symbolica ecclesiæ universalis.

The Physical Object

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OL22340202M
Internet Archive
TheCreedsOfChristendomV1
OCLC/WorldCat
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