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How do Protestants reconcile their confession of the Athanasian Creed with sola scriptura?

To start with, you're not understanding what Sola Scriptura actually means. It does not mean that only explicit propositions found in the scriptures are accepted. It does not mean that Protestants ...
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Does the Orthodox Church accept the Athanasian Creed?

For the Orthodox, there is precisely one Creed: the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed. That being said, it depends on what you mean by 'accept'. The theology of Quicunque Vult / (Pseudo-)Athanasian ...
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What is the biblical basis for the Athanasian Creed's statement that believing in the Trinity is necessary for salvation?

Jesus himself equates salvation with knowing God: Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. - John 17:3 NIV Elsewhere, the scriptures ...
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According to Catholicism did "Sacred Tradition" include Gnostic sources?

No, just as using the notion of ousía to define the doctrine of the Holy Trinity does not mean that the Nicene Fathers considered Platonic or Aristotelian thought to be part of Apostolic Tradition [1],...
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Did John Wesley reject the Athanasian Creed?

A Google Books search yielded only two documents from the time period you referenced that mention the Athanasian creed — and only one of them actually deals with Wesley's writings during that ...
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What is the biblical basis for the Athanasian Creed's statement that believing in the Trinity is necessary for salvation?

Introduction: A full explanation for the biblical basis of the doctrine of the Trinity can be found here: https://irr.org/biblical-basis-of-doctrine-of-trinity Because the OP asks for the biblical ...
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What is the biblical basis for the Athanasian Creed's statement that believing in the Trinity is necessary for salvation?

Acts 16:31 states They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, you and your household.” And Acts 10:43 says, About him [Jesus] all the prophets testify, that everyone who ...
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Is the Eastern Orthodox doctrine of "the Monarchy of the Father" consistent with the Athanasian creed?

I am a little surprised at the reasoning claiming to justify that the Athanasian Creed is fully Orthodox. Yet I feel reluctant to dismiss it outright. I do feel compelled, though, to treat it with ...
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How do Trinitarians explain the Athanasian Creed saying that the "one God" is the Trinity rather than the Father as in the Nicene Creed?

Divinity & unity appropriated to God the Father As is evident in many of the Trinitarian verses listed below, the names "God the Father" and "God" simply are often used ...
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Athanasian Creed: taking of the Manhood into God

The Catholic Encyclopedia entry on Apollinarianism provides an excellent background why emphasizing the "taking of the Manhood into God" was necessary. At the time that the anathema against the ...
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How do Trinitarians explain the Athanasian Creed saying that the "one God" is the Trinity rather than the Father as in the Nicene Creed?

The Athanasian Creed in General The Athanasian Creed is so called because it was traditionally written by St. Athanasius, notable for his defense of the trinitarian doctrine of God against the ...
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How do Trinitarians explain the Athanasian Creed saying that the "one God" is the Trinity rather than the Father as in the Nicene Creed?

I will answer in the Protestant perspective (Sola Scriptura). 1. Singular Name, Singular Essence The New Testament speaks of "Adam" as the type of Christ Jesus (1 Corinthians 15). Jesus is like ...
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What is the source of the 44 assertions made in the Creed of Athanasius?

As you noted in your question, Scriptures can be adduced to support any number of inferences and doctrines. So it stands to reason that true teaching must consist of more than the mere having or ...
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