Philip Schaff was one of the leading historians of the nineteenth century and one of the most public theologians and prominent intellectuals of his time. Schaff. by we shall reach, through the Creeds of Christendom, the one In the fourth edition Dr. Schaff, in view of the new importance given in Canon. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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Nestorians Jacobites Copts Arme nians. Schaff was a member of the Leipzig Historical Society, the Netherland Historical Society, and other historical and literary societies in Europe and America.

The Creeds of Christendom, Vol 1.1: History of the Creeds

The Confession of Basle A D George Mayes marked it as to-read Aug 16, In he lectured on church history at Andover. And he shall come again with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead: The Synods of Constantinople A D and chrisstendom Published January 1st by Cosimo Classics first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The Papal Syllabus A D Refresh and try again. The Phbitan Conflict Inthis three volume collection of cross-denominational creeds and confessions was deemed by its publisher a “symbolical library” well worth visiting. Consider his words about the “defects” of Luther’s catechism: Schaff is the great 19th century history, and he does write this with both the straight and VERY readable history, but also with a Protestant critique.


First, Schaff presents the Ecumenical Creeds, which contain the most basic doctrines of the Trinity and the Incarnation. He also served as president of the committee that translated the American Standard Version of the Bible, though he died before it was published in This book is fantastic. Popularity is calculated by comparing this book’s number of views to our most commonly read book. His History of the Christian Church resembled Neander’s work, though less biographical, and was pictorial rather than philosophical.

Schaff spends several sections comparing different forms of the Apostle’s Creed, which range from the Old Roman African form to the Old Italian form. The Articles of Smalcald A D cteeds Alex Snider added it Apr 01, The Calvinistic Baptists This address and the “Mercersburg Theology” which he taught seemed too pro-Catholic to some, and he was charged with heresy.

Popularity is calculated by comparing this book’s number of editions to the book with the largest number of editions. I only give this 4 stars because it is dated. Overall not a bad survey.


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Schaff then explores the Evangelical Protestant Creeds, which emerged around the time of the Reformation and are divided into two camps, Reformed and Lutheran. I have learned a great deal from this and am looking forward to be This book is fantastic. Simon added it Oct 21, Open Preview See a Problem? Philip Schaff’s The Creeds of Christendom is a massive set, originally published in three volumes and here reproduced across five volumes, cataloging and explaining the many different creeds from the myriad Christian denominations.

In he was Privatdozent in the University of Berlin, where he lectured on exegesis and church history.