...Apostles' Creed. Although it was not written during the time of the Apostles, tradition holds that each of them contributed a clause to it and, more importantly, it is a summative declaration of belief in the totality of Apostolic teaching. It is, thus, that within the body of this creed that a dozen seminal Christian doctrines are found. This essay shall list the doctrines... The word, creed, derived from the Latin credo, simply means I believe.' In ecclesiastical terms, however, the term assumes unique importance insofar as it is employed to reference a concise statement of church formulated and accepted doctrines of faith. One of the most widely, cross-denominationally, accepted of these is the...