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Statements of doctrine / belief about the church, its sacraments, the Bible, the nature of God etc. to which Anglican clergy must subscribe. They were developed during the sixteenth century to avoid extremes of opinion affecting the direction of the Church of England.

Liturgy Articles of religion:39 Articles

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A Table of the Articles (Book of Common Prayer)1. Of Faith in the Holy Trinity.2. Of Christ the Son of God.3. Of his going down into Hell.4. Of his Resurrection.5. Of the Holy Ghost.6. Of the Sufficiency of the Scripture.7. Of the Old Testament.8. Of the Three Creeds.9. Of Original or Birth-sin.10. Of Free-Will.11. Of Justification.12. Of Good Works.13. Of Works before Justification.14. Of Works of Supererogation.15. Of Christ alone without Sin.16. Of Sin after Baptism.17. Of Predestination and Election.18. Of obtaining Salvation by Christ.19. Of the Church.20. Of the Authority of the Church. 21. Of the Authority of General Councils.22. Of Purgatory.23. Of Ministering in the Congregation.24. Of speaking in the Congregation.25. Of the Sacraments.26. Of the Unworthiness of Ministers.27. Of Baptism.28. Of the Lord's Supper.29. Of the Wicked which eat not the Body of Christ.30. Of both kinds.31. Of Christ's one Oblation.32. Of the Marriage of Priests.33. Of Excommunicate Persons.34. Of the Traditions of the Church.35. Of the Homilies.36. Of Consecrating of Ministers.37. Of Civil Magistrates.38. Of Christian men's Goods.39. Of a Christian man's Oath. The Ratification
The teaching on the beliefs of a religion, usually taught by theologians or teachers appointed by their church.
1. Term for a worshipping community of Christians. 2. The building in which Christians traditionally meet for worship. 3. The worldwide community of Christian believers.
Religious ceremony which symbolises receiving an inward spiritual grace.
The Christian Bible consists of the Old Testament scriptures inherited from Judaism, together with the New Testament, drawn from writings produced from c.40-125CE, which describe the life of Jesus and the establishment of the Christian church.
The Bible describes God as the unique supreme being, creator and ruler of the universe.
The Anglican church is the 'Established' or state church of England, the result of a break with the Catholic church under Henry VIII and further developments in the reign of Elizabeth I.
The collective term for priests and ministers of the church (as opposed to the non-ordained laity).
The 'Established' or state church of England, the result of a break with the Catholic church under Henry VIII and further developments in the reign of Elizabeth I.