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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And why are they, unlike the King James Bible and the Book of Common Prayer, no longer in daily use, especially when in Article XXXV of the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion that I find in my 1959 Canadian edition of the Book of Common Prayer (that I use, if not daily, at least weekly) the following:
Several of the foundational documents such as the Athanasian Creed, the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion and the Catechism, although found in the 1962 Book of Common Prayer, were omitted from the Book of Alternative Services and may be unknown by a generation raised only on the BAS.
For him, the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion were foundational.