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A series of points of doctrine historically accepted as representing the teaching of the Church of England.
- ‘Throughout his ministry he became known and beloved as a defender of the evangelical reformed faith as expressed in the Thirty-nine Articles of Religion, of the Church of England.’
- ‘His successor, John Whitgift, required all clergy to subscribe to the royal supremacy, Prayer Book, and Thirty-nine Articles, or else be deprived.’
- ‘Probably few people apart from religious professionals spend much time thinking about doctrinal statements such as the Nicene Creed or the Thirty-nine Articles.’
- ‘Acceptance of the doctrine of the Trinity is the first of the Thirty-nine Articles to which an Anglican was supposed to subscribe.’
- ‘Since the first of its Thirty-nine Articles describes God as ‘without body, parts, or passions,’ he waggishly theorized that the church was atheistic.’
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