'J.N.D. Kelly's classic study...every pomise of occupying the position of a standard work for a long time to come.'
'...the standard work on credal formularies.'
(The American Spectator
'Dr Kelly's justly celebrated book.'
(Journal Of Theological Studies
About the Author
Until his retirement in 1979, J.N.D. Kelly was Principal of St Edmund Hall, Oxford and from 1948 to 1976 was University Lecturer in Patristic Studies there and is also a Fellow of the British Academy. Among his other books are Early Christian Doctrines. He died in 1997.