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Definition of "creedal" []

  • Of or relating to a creed. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "creedal" in a sentence
  • "In 1956 he rejected for publication an essay by Michael Oakeshott called "On Being Conservative" on the ground, as he later explained, that Oakeshott's theory of restrained, small-government conservatism would never be accepted in the United States because it was "irredeemably secular" and therefore "at odds with the ideological, 'creedal' mentality of Americans"."
  • "The language of religion is based on creedal affirmation, while the language of politics, when it works, is the language of compromise."
  • "While Atheism as a movement doesn't have the formal structure, celebrations, or creedal dogmas of organized religions, we might at least identify Atheism as it exists today as an increasingly vibrant faith tradition."
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