The Creed in Slow Motion
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The Creed in Slow Motion : An exploration of faith, phrase by phrase, word by word

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I believe in one God,
the Father almighty,
maker of heaven and earth...

The Creed is the bones of our faith. In all our different ways, it makes us who we are. But when we stand up and recite the Creed in unison, we have no time to contemplate what it is that we are committing ourselves to. The words rush past, their meaning blurred by familiarity. If we could only slow them down and hear them properly, they would have the power to change worlds. That is what The Creed in Slow Motion aims to do.

This is a book for people who like to think things through from first principles. It will not tell you what to believe. (It is for you to engage your mind and discover that for yourself. And for unbelievers to learn what exactly they disbelieve, and why.)

In forty short chapters, with clarity and wit, The Creed in Slow Motion draws examples from real-life stories, history and even science to uncover the core claims of Christianity. By turns it is deep, heartening, startling, revolutionary and even, by the world's standards, outrageous.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 140 x 218 x 30mm | 410g
  • John Murray Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1399801546
  • 9781399801546
  • 5,057

About Martin Kochanski

Martin Kochanski holds an MA in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford. For the last twenty-five years he has been creating, editing and expanding Universalis, a website and set of apps which bring the prayers, psalms and readings of the Liturgy of the Hours of the Catholic Church into everyone's reach. Across the world tens of thousands of people, from all denominations, use it daily.
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