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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
- No modern equivalent
- 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