Our American Credo

The Orthosphere

The word affirmation is grounded in a metaphor of stability, and it denotes a further (and therefore stabilizing) attestation that some previous assertion is true. In the liturgy of most Christian churches, for instance, a recitation of the Apostles’ or Nicene Creed is called an “affirmation of faith.”  The faithful are saying “Yup, our faith is firm.  We still believe this Sunday what we believed last Sunday.”

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

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