Synopses & Reviews
One of the worlds leading theologians offers important insights into the history and significance of Christian creeds.
A work of keen insight, great learning, and ecumenical generosity.”Robert Louis Wilken, First Things
[Pelikans] book is learned, indeed massively so, yet because of the lucidity of its prose it is accessible to the general reader.”Luke Timothy Johnson,Washington Post Book World
Indispensable. . . . An achievement unlikely to be surpassed.”Donald K.McKim, Theological Studies
- Credo stands as an independent reference work devoted to the subject of what creeds and confessions are and what their role in history has been. It is also the first of the four volumes of Creeds and Confessions of Faith in the Christian Tradition, edited by Pelikan and Valerie Hotchkiss.
About the Author
JAROSLAV PELIKAN is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University and in 2004 received the John W. Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Human Sciences. During his distinguished career he has received dozens of honors and awards, including 42 honorary degrees. He is the author of nearly 40 books and the editor of scores of others.