The Creed in Slow Motion

The Creed in Slow Motion

Author: Ronald Knox

Foreword by: Milton Walsh

Price: $17.95

Format: Paperback

Pages: 256

Trim size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 978-0-87061-250-3

Imprint: Christian Classics

On-sale date: May 1, 2009

More Adult Faith Formation, Theology


During the WWII bombing of London, Ronald Knox—a priest, radio personality, detective novelist, scholar, and Catholic convert—found himself the chaplain of a girls’ school where students were being sheltered. When his existing homilies were exhausted, Knox began to write new ones for his students based on the Apostles’ Creed. The homilies were so well-received that they were later published as The Creed in Slow Motion.

With resurgent interest in the life and writings of Knox, as well as the changes to the English translation of the Creed, the new edition of this classic could not be more timely. Knox's unpacking of the Apostles' Creed provides an accessible, loving, and witty example of Anglo-Catholic thought at its best.


"A miracle of clarity, simplicity, depth, and spiritual perception."

"A miracle of clarity, simplicity, depth, and spiritual perception. This edition will prove invaluable to anyone interested in preaching, catechesis, and apologetics. Knox's essays are a model of how to proclaim the faith boldly and intelligently."

Rev. Robert Barron Author of
The Priority of Christ: Toward a Postliberal Catholicism

"Will instruct."

"Ronald Knox will instruct, edify, and challenge you."

Rev. Milton Walsh, Author of
Second Friends: C.S. Lewis and Ronald Knox in Conversation

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