One of the world's leading theologians offers important insights into the history and significance of Christian creeds.
"A work of keen insight, great learning, and ecumenical generosity."-Robert Louis Wilken, First Things
"[Pelikan's] book is learned, indeed massively so, yet because of the lucidity of its prose it is accessible to the general reader."-Luke Timothy Johnson,Washington Post Book World
"Indispensable. . . . An achievement unlikely to be surpassed."-Donald K.McKim, Theological Studies
JAROSLAV PELIKAN is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University and in 2004 received the John W. Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Human Sciences. During his distinguished career he has received dozens of honors and awards, including 42 honorary degrees. He is the author of nearly 40 books and the editor of scores of others.