Reasons to Believe

Creeds

  • Israel's Creed: The Shema Part 5

    How does Israel’s ancient creedal statement impact Christian theology, particularly the doctrine of the Trinity?

    The ancient confessional statement known in Hebrew as the Shema presents the … more

  • Israel's Creed: The Shema Part 4

    The Middle Eastern religions of Judaism and Islam embrace creeds that successfully summarize their respective faiths in a single sentence.

    Could a Christian effectively summarize the essence of … more

  • Israel's Creed: The Shema Part 3

    Could you effectively summarize your deepest beliefs and values in a couple of sentences?

    The ancient confessional statement known in Hebrew as the Shema serves that very purpose for the religion of … more

  • Israel's Creed: The Shema Part 2

    Is it possible to summarize, in just a few words, what the ancient Hebrews believed about almighty God?

    The ancient confessional statement known in Hebrew as the Shema (see part 1) was to serve that … more

  • Israel's Creed: The Shema Part 1

    What is the single most important verse in the entire Old Testament?

    Some biblical scholars would identify [Deuteronomy 6:4] as carrying that kind of significance. Known as the watchword of … more

  • Creedal Controversy: The Orthodoxy of "Days"

    Does an “orthodox” position on the creation days exist, as it does for the Trinity and the Incarnation? Over the past few years a number of theologically conservative denominations (for … more