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development of the doctrines of the trinity and
Christology in the great Christian creeds
(1) Carefully read and take notes on the Apostles’ creed and the Nicene creed, and consider a comparison of the two. How does the Nicene creed defeat the error of Arius?
(2) Carefully read and take notes on the statement from the Council of Chalcedon. How does the creed of Chalcedon defeat the errors of Apollinarius, Nestorius, and Eutyches?
(3) Carefully read the Nature and Function of Christian Creeds. How do the great trinitarian and Christological creeds (Apostles, Nicene with expansions, Chalcedon) work to shape the interpretation of scripture? Christian identity? Christian practice?