‘No creed but Christ, no book but the Bible’

The Apostles’ Creed — which President Trump chose not to recite at George H.W. Bush’s state funeral — is not a part of worship for Churches of Christ.

By Bobby Ross Jr. | The Christian Chronicle

The Apostles’ what?

America’s roughly 1.4 million adherents of Churches of Christ generally proclaim “no creed but Christ, no book but the Bible.”

As a result, many are unfamiliar with the Apostles’ Creed. Some may wonder about the fuss over President Donald Trump choosing not to recite it at this week’s state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush, an Episcopalian.

The Christian Chronicle asked a few experts to weigh in on the Creed, this version of which was read at Wednesday’s service at the Washington National Cathedral:

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This story appears in the online edition of The Christian Chronicle.

Author: Bobby Ross Jr.

Bobby Ross Jr. is an award-winning journalist who has reported from all 50 states and 13 countries in his 28-year professional career.