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The Creed

Professing the Faith Through the Ages

Scott Hahn

978 0 232 53343 9 |July 2017
Paperback |208 pp |216 x 135 mm
Price: £12.99

'In this illuminating study, Scott Hahn, explains how the Creed, the central profession of the faith, has developed through the ages. As he points out, the Creed is not the whole of the Christian faith: it is symbol, ultimately of "Someone we love, Someone who makes us who we are by means of creeds and other graces." Each statement is reflected upon and its essential place in the whole made clear. Written for the lay person, this book will enlarge and deepen the faith of its readers.'

Catholic Herald

Why were the early Christians willing to die to protect a single iota of the creed? Why have the Judeans, Romans, and Persians among others seen the Christian creed as a threat to the establishment social order? In The Creed: Professing the Faith Through the Ages, bestselling author Dr. Scott Hahn recovers and conveys the creed’s revolutionary character. Tracing the development of the first formulations of faith in the early Church through later ecumenical councils. The Creed tells the story of how the very profession of our belief in Christ fashions us for heavenly life as we live out our earthly days.

Scott Hahn is the bestselling author of over forty titles, including The Lamb s Supper and Reasons to Believe. Professor Hahn holds the Fr. Michael Scanlan Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990. As Founder and President of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, he is Editor-in-Chief of Emmaus Road Publishing. His Emmaus Road titles include Understanding "Our Father," Spirit and Life, Scripture Matters, Answering the New Atheism (co-author), and Catholic for a Reason Vols. I—IV (co-editor). He also serves as the McEssy Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biblical Theology at Mundelein Seminary. Dr. Hahn has six children and thirteen grandchildren. He lives in Steubenville, Ohio.
ISBNs: 9780232533439 978-0-232-53343-9 Title: the creed