Nicene Creed definition

  • noun:
    • Christianity A formal statement of doctrine of this Christian faith followed at Council of Nicaea in A.D. 325 to defend orthodoxy from Arianism and expanded in later on councils.
    • (Christianity) a formal creed summarizing Christian philosophy; first adopted in 325 and later broadened
  • proper-noun:
    • the initial formal creed of early Christian chapel, saying the essential principles associated with the Christian belief, such as the nature regarding the Holy Trinity
  • adjective:
    • a listing of Christian belief, composed and adopted by the Council of Nice, against Arianism, a. d. 325, altered and verified because of the Council of Constantinople, a. d. 381, by subsequent councils.

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