Competing Creeds

David Cowles

Jul 13, 2022

Suppose we were to express our generation's secular worldview as a 'creed,' how would it read?

The Nicene Creed (c. 325 A.D.) is the foundational statement of faith for most Christian churches. To the casual reader, some if its propositions must appear arcane and, well, frankly, 'unbelievable.' 4th century Christians, however, had a very different worldview than we do. Suppose we were to express our generation's secular worldview as a 'creed,' how would it read (see below)? Would our 21st century secular consensus be any more understandable to 4th century Christisns than the Nicene Creed is to many readers today?




 

David Cowles is the founder and editor-in-chief of Aletheia Today Magazine. He lives with his family in Massachusetts where he studies and writes about philosophy, science, theology, and scripture. He can be reached at david@aletheiatoday.com.


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