The Symbol of Faith (Nicene Creed) of the Orthodox Church - Part 1 - Introduction

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QUESTION 1

What is a dogma?

QUESTION 2

Give some examples of dogmas.

QUESTION 3

Do dogmas have a theological nature or meaning or a moral meaning?

QUESTION 4

From whence are dogmas derived (where do they come from)?

QUESTION 5

Are all dogmas written down?

QUESTION 6

Why were dogmas written down? What was the process?

QUESTION 7

The most authoritative and concise expression of fundamental dogmas is the Symbol of faith. It is also known as the "Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed". From whence was it formulated? How many articles does it contain? Does the church accept other creeds?

QUESTION 8

Is the symbol of faith a declaration of belief or a prayer?

QUESTION 9

The Symbol of Faith as we know it was completed near the end of the fourth century? Could it be changed or added to? Why or why not?

QUESTION 10

How has the Symbol of Faith been changed, and by whom? Do you know the change? Is this a significant change?

QUESTION 11

In which services is the Symbol of faith recited?





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