Definition of Credal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a creed.

Exact synonyms: Creedal
Derivative terms: Creed, Creed, Creed, Creed
Partainyms: Creed, Creed



Definition of Credal

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of creedal) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Credal

1. pertaining to a creed [adj] - See also: creed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Credal

creatureless
creaturelike
creatureliness
creaturely
creatures
creatureship
creaturize
creaturized
creaturizes
creaturizing
creaze
crebrous
creche
creches
cred
credal (current term)
credence
credenced
credences
credencing
credenda
credendum
credent
credential
credentialed
credentialing
credentialism
credentialisms
credentialization
credentialled

Literary usage of Credal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Creed and the Creeds: Their Function in Religion, Being the Bampton Lectures by John Huntley Skrine (1911)
"... our own action stands confirmed by the method of difference. VI These instances, however, of extra-credal beliefs which the Church has reformed will ..."

2. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1915)
"And of precisely what use will religious truths and credal forms of ... He goes on to say that the mystic must interpret for himself the credal forms which ..."

3. Hinduism: The World-ideal by Harendranath Maitra (1916)
"All departments of life, politics, religion, sociology, are held fast by credal dogma. Such a mind is more prone “to define and separate than to combine and ..."

4. The Birth and Infancy of Jesus Christ: According to the Gospel Narratives. by Louis Matthews Sweet (1907)
"The great controversy over the strictness of credal obligations in Germany concentrated the attention of critics upon the Infancy sections. ..."

5. The Church Enchained by William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (1916)
"This is done when a credal basis for character building is repudiated because, perchance, there have been those who have mistaken, and substituted the ..."

6. Creed and the Creeds: Their Function in Religion, Being the Bampton Lectures by John Huntley Skrine (1911)
"... our own action stands confirmed by the method of difference. VI These instances, however, of extra-credal beliefs which the Church has reformed will ..."

7. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1915)
"And of precisely what use will religious truths and credal forms of ... He goes on to say that the mystic must interpret for himself the credal forms which ..."

8. Hinduism: The World-ideal by Harendranath Maitra (1916)
"All departments of life, politics, religion, sociology, are held fast by credal dogma. Such a mind is more prone “to define and separate than to combine and ..."

9. The Birth and Infancy of Jesus Christ: According to the Gospel Narratives. by Louis Matthews Sweet (1907)
"The great controversy over the strictness of credal obligations in Germany concentrated the attention of critics upon the Infancy sections. ..."

10. The Church Enchained by William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (1916)
"This is done when a credal basis for character building is repudiated because, perchance, there have been those who have mistaken, and substituted the ..."

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