Book of Common Prayer

Thirty-Nine Articles by B.J. Kidd

Beresford James Kidd (1 January 1864 – 15 May 1948)
Beresford James Kidd
(1 January 1864 – 15 May 1948).
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Today’s free book is a history and explanation of the Thirty-nine Articles of the Anglican Church by church historian Beresford James Kidd. This public domain volume is part of the Oxford Church Text Book series.

Beresford James Kidd [1863-1948], The Thirty-Nine Articles. Oxford Church Text Books. London: Rivington, 1899. Hbk. pp.296. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Part I.—History of the Articles
    1. The Growth of new Doctrinal Formularies
    2. The Doctrinal Formularies of the reign of Henry VIII
    3. The Forty-two Articles of the reign of dward VI
    4. The Thirty-nine Articles of the reign of Elizabeth
  • Explanation
    • Article I
    • Article II
    • Article III
    • Article IV
    • Article V
    • Article VI
    • Article VII
    • Article VIII
  • Appendix—The Latin Articles of 1553 and 1593 (I.-VIII)
  • Index

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