41) In a study on the evolution of the confessions of faith
in the ordination of a bishop, Olivier Raquez, a Benedictine scholar of Eastern Christianity, has asserted that Patriarch Nicephorus of Constantinople complained that certain iconoclast bishops had betrayed the faith they had expressed at their ordinations in 814 C.
19) Lumpkin and Leonard, Baptist Confessions of Faith
A new chapter should be started in the history of the interpretation of Barmen: an interconfessional chapter which would of course also refer to the texts of other confessions of faith
and doctrinal traditions, but which would always focus on the truths to be confessed together.
At the same time, Pelikan shows in his studies not only the formal character of confessions of faith
but also the historical and political temporality of Christian creeds.
The diversity of Reformed confessions is, therefore, symptomatic of an understanding of the nature of confessions of faith
and of an ecclesiology focused on the community of word and sacrament in each time and place.
2) "A Brief Confession or Declaration of Faith," ("The Standard Confession" 1660) in Lumpkin and Leonard, Baptist Confessions of Faith
13) Taves insists that while hesitant to express their beliefs in confessions of faith
(they chose only scripture to describe themselves), Baptists were quick to develop liturgical identity.
The London Confession of Faith" (1644), Articles XXXIII and XXXIX in Lumpkin, Baptist Confessions of Faith
, 165, 167.
Confessions of faith
by individuals or groups of men [and women], voluntarily framed and set forth as containing the essentials of what men [or women] believe to be the Gospel, are all right.
Confessions of faith
often check any further pursuit after truth, confine the mind into a particular way of reasoning, and give rise to frequent separations.
The book begins with an introduction to the theology of Baptist confessions of faith
, addressing similarities and differences in the Calvinist and Arminian theologies that characterized early Baptist life and moved through later confessions, including the multiple revisions of the Baptist Faith and Message of the Southern Baptist Convention.
8) As the most influential church order produced by the Reformation, it influenced the rise of English Separatism, the Particular Baptist movement, and many of the most important Baptist confessions of faith
in the 1600s-1700s in England and America.