Philip Schaff, Creeds of Christendom, chapter 2 (includes sections 6-10, pages 32-64).

Review questions for chapter 2:

1. Describe the doctrinal emphasis of the creeds of the Ancient Church, the Greek or Oriental Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Evangelical Protestant Church.

2. Which of the early ecumenical creeds is most popular among the western churches?

3. Which creed does the author consider " far the best popular summary of the Christian faith ever made within so brief a space"?

4. Give a brief description of the key doctrines that are emphasized in each of the following creeds: The Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, the Creed of Chalcedon, and the Athanasian Creed.  

5. What is the difference between the original version of the Nicene Creed (325 AD) and the later version drafted in Constantinople, sometimes called the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed (381 AD)?

6. What is the difference between the eastern version of the Nicene Creed and the western version?

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