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Title: The Baptismal Creed in Traditio apostolica
Subtitle: Original or Expanded?
Author(s): STEWART-SYKES, Alistair
Journal: Questions Liturgiques/Studies in Liturgy
Volume: 90    Issue: 4   Date: 2009   
Pages: 199-213
DOI: 10.2143/QL.90.4.2045789

Abstract :
The debate over the date and provenance of Traditio apostolica has major consequences for research into the origin of baptismal and other creeds. This article defends the integrity of the extended form of the creed, including the christological sequence, found in the Latin version of Traditio apostolica, arguing against suggestions that the whole is interpolated or extended. It further defends the position that later, short forms, are abbreviations of longer creeds rather than relics of original short creeds.

La discussion sur la date et la provenance de la Traditio apostolica a des conséquences profondes pour la recherche sur l’origine des confessions de la foi baptismales et autres confessions. Cet article défend l’intégrité de la forme prolongée de la confession de la foi qui se trouve dans la version latine de la Traditio apostolica, comprenant la section christologique, et argue contre les suggestions que cette confession est interpolée ou prolongée. Il défend plus loin la position que les formes courtes tardives sont des abréviations des formes de confession plus longues plutôt que des reliques des confessions courtes originales.

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