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credal

Line breaks: cre¦dal
Pronunciation: /ˈkriːd(ə)l
 
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(also creedal)

Definition of credal in English:

adjective

Relating to a statement of Christian or other religious belief: differences in credal formulation between the two traditions
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  • The current unhappy divisions among some bishops of the Anglican Communion has this issue of creedal Christianity and propositional revelation at its root.
  • Nor does the completion of the canon of Scripture rule out the use of credal statements as tests of orthodoxy and summaries of Scriptural teaching.
  • A longer creedal statement follows in verses 11-13.

Words that rhyme with credal

beadle, bipedal, needle, wheedle

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