a formulary, confession, or exposition of trust, formerly likely to have-been drafted by Athanasius; but this opinion is now rejected, while the structure is ascribed by some to Hilary, bishop of Arles (5th century). It really is a listing of what was called the orthodox trust.
a Christian profession of trust
Definition for "Athanasian Creed"
a formulary, confession, or exposition of trust, formerly…