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Jarislov Pelikan — The Need for Creeds

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Jarislov Pelikan: The Need for Creeds — The idea of reciting an unchanging creed sounds suspicious to modern ears. But church historian Jaroslav Pelikan (1923-2006, translator of Luther’s Works and author of The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, 5 vols.) illuminated ancient tradition in order to enliven faith in the present and the future.  This interview considers the necessity and blessing of of a coherent tradition that extends across the history of Christianity.

 
 
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