CONFESSION OF FAITH
\kənfˈɛʃən ɒv fˈe͡ɪθ], \kənfˈɛʃən ɒv fˈeɪθ], \k_ə_n_f_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n ɒ_v f_ˈeɪ_θ]\
Definitions of CONFESSION OF FAITH
Sort: Oldest first
(Eccl. Hist.) A formulary setting forth the opinions of a religious community, as the Nicene Creed. The word is applied especially to the Lutheran and other Protestant expositions of belief, as the Augsburg Confession, 1530; the General Confession of the Scotch Church, 1581; the Westminster Confession, 1643.
By Henry Percy Smith
Word of the day
- a well made by driving tube into the earth to stratum that bears water