Thirty-nine Articles

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Thirty-nine Articles:

see creedcreed
[Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of faith. The following are historically important Christian creeds.

1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and
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The description of God in the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion reads: "There is but one living and true God, ever-lasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible." (11) Notice that both Berkeley and the Thirty-Nine Articles describe God as one, as eternal or everlasting, (12) and as infinitely wise and good.
Thirty-nine articles describe protein target selection, bioinformatic approaches, and data management, with an overview and papers on such topics as a general target selection method for crystallographic proteomics, data deposition and annotation at the Worldwide Protein Data Bank, and prediction of protein disorder; protein production, with a range of papers including such topics as automated recombinant protein expression screening in e.
This first issue presented thirty-nine articles on the theory, research, and teaching of global history, many of which offer insightful remarks.
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.
Theological labels were certainly the procedure and psychology of seventeenth-century England as is evidenced in anti-heretical royal injunctions and laws and by the explicit language of confessions such as the Thirty-Nine Articles and the Westminster Confession of Faith, which in their pro-Nicene articles concerning the person of Jesus and the Son in the Trinity were ipso facto contra-Socinian and contra-Arian and meant to be so in order to distinguish truth from error.
Subscription to the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England therefore was an important concern for Emlyn, and he hoped to be able to exercise a ministry without shackling his conscience by committing himself to articles in which he did not believe.
Thirty-nine articles and abstracts were published in refereed, professional journals, of which there were 10 clinical trials.
One of the most impressive features of Crisafulli's book is his close attention to the religious setting of Cary's work, and he situates it carefully in relation to the Anglican Thirty-Nine Articles and infers a broadly 'Ghibelline' reading of the poem, appropriate to a national Church that can read Dante's sympathies with a universal Emperor as prefiguring its own establishment, and which shares a Ghibelline antipathy to papal powers.
91), to reconcile, as Newman attempted in Tract 90, the thirty-nine articles with catholicity, and certainly its Roman form], Faught is nevertheless by and large a sound and reliable guide.
The writer of the first historical sketch of the Congress put it well: "With no visible head, like the Pope, with no ecclesiastical court, like the General Assembly, and with no imposed creed like the Thirty-Nine Articles or the Westminster Confession, our unity of faith and practice may best be preserved by a frequent and personal interchange of views, wherein head and heart, knowledge and faith, reverence for the past, sympathy with the present, and zeal for the future, meet and blend." (62)
He claimed that the Thirty-nine Articles, the statements of doctrine drawn up in the 16th century as the essentials of Anglican belief, were not hostile to Catholic principles but only condemned certain abuses in the Roman communion.
Henry Sidgwick, in a celebrated gesture, resigned as Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1869 when he could no longer subscribe to the thirty-nine articles of the Church of England.