Creed of Jerusalem

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The Creed of Jerusalem is a baptismal formula used by early Christians to confess their faith. Some authors (like Philip Schaff) believed that it was one of the sources of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, drawn up at the First Council of Constantinople in 381[1] and date it to 350 AD.

In the original form, given by Cyril of Jerusalem, it says:


  1. ^ Philip Schaff. "2". Creeds of Christendom, with a History and Critical notes. Volume I. The History of Creeds 1. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  2. ^ "Catechetical Lecture 19". New Advent. Retrieved 2011-12-21.