Presbyterian Creeds

A Guide To The Book Of Confessions

Media Information:

Categories: Book Collection.
Author(s): Rogers (Jack).
Publication Dates: 1985.
Publisher(s): Westminster John Knox Press.
Subject(s): Creeds, Presbyterian Church - Creeds, and Religion.
Format(s): Softcover.

Copies in the Resource Center:

  • BX 9183 .R59 1985 Copy 1
  • Summary:

    This book provides Presbyterian clergy, laity, and students with a thorough introduction to their faith as set forth in The Book of Confessions. Jack Rogers explains the technical terms and places current issues in perspective by examining the meaning of creeds, confessions, and declarations found in The Book of Confessions. He examines their role in history, their full meaning, and their continuing relevance to the Christian community. Included are the Nicene Creed, the Apostles’ Creed, the Scots Confession, the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms, the Theological Declaration of Barmen, the Confession of 1967, and “A Brief Statement of Faith,” added to the Book of Confessions by the 203rd General Assembly Council of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)