Definition of Thirty-nine Articles in English:

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Thirty-nine Articles

plural noun

A series of points of doctrine historically accepted as representing the teaching of the Church of England.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Syllabification: Thir·ty-nine Ar·ti·cles

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