Quiz 9 - apostles also handed down not just the teachings...

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Quiz 9 The main source of Christian beliefs is obviously the Bible or scripture which was the initial text meant to be authoritative to Christian thinking. It laid the groundwork for the beliefs in the beginning. This initial foundation for Christian beliefs was then carried on through the centuries by tradition. This tradition was started by St. Paul who reminded people that he was passing on the teachings that he had received from other people. The
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Unformatted text preview: apostles also handed down not just the teachings but also methods for understanding bible. This tradition then helped form creeds which are essentially checkpoints in the Christian faith. Creeds are statements that help certain elements of the scripture from changing or too much interpretation. Creeds helped maintain the tradition that was being passed down....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course REST 200 taught by Professor Sand during the Spring '11 term at Marist.

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