Thirty-nine Articles

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Thirty-nine Articles

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(Anglicanism) a set of formulas defining the doctrinal position of the Church of England, drawn up in the 16th century, to which the clergy are required to give general consent
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Next morning early, leaving Queequeg shut up with Yojo in our little bedroom --for it seemed that it was some sort of Lent or Ramadan, or day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer with Queequeg and Yojo that day; how it was I never could find out, for, though I applied myself to it several times, I never could master his liturgies and XXXIX Articles --leaving Queequeg, then, fasting on his tomahawk pipe, and Yojo warming himself at his sacrificial fire of shavings, I sallied out among the shipping.
In addition there are the XXXIX Articles, the Psalms, Degrees of Kinship, and the Churching of Women (1549).
Pendergast rightly emphasizes article six of the Anglican Church's XXXIX Articles, which affirmed that "salvation is textual--it is based upon text and is found in the literal, unadorned Word of God" (44).