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Nick Poggetti TESP 50 Essay 1 Vance-Trembath Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi Lex orandi, lex credendi , or translated from Latin to English meaning, “the rule of prayer is the rule of belief,” has been considered to be a very important Catholic principle for over a millennium and a half . This principle refers to the relationship between one’s worship and one’s belief . St . Prosper of Aquitaine was the one to first coin this phrase, in hopes that people would seek true faith on their, through the practice of worship . This phrase helps Christians understand critical aspects of their faith and develop a deeper understanding of how they define their faith . An easier way to understand the concept behind lex orandi, lex credendi is to think of the ‘lex orandi’ as the way we worship, and the ‘lex credendi’ as what we believe . 1 So in other words, how we worship affects what we believe and determines how we will live . This principle has played an important role in the development of Christian creeds, which over time became the Church’s liturgy . 2 When the Catechism of the Catholic Church mentions lex orandi, lex credendi, it states “the Church believes as she prays” Members of the church who wish to develop their relationship with God into a deeper, more meaningful one should take great pride in the way they practice their faith
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ECON 1 taught by Professor Ifcher,john during the Fall '07 term at Santa Clara.

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