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Westminster Confession of Faith

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Uniform title headingWestminster Confession of Faith
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Variant(s)Westminster Assembly (1643-1652). Westminster Confession
Westminster Assembly (1643-1652). Confession of Faith
Westminster Assembly (1643-1652). Westminster Confession of Faith
Westminster Confession
Confession of Faith, Westminster
Confession of Faith (1646)
Special noteOld catalog hdg.: Westminster confession of faith
Found inMcMurray, C.W. Talks on the Westminster Confession of Faith, 1984.
LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Westminster confession of faith; usage: Westminster confession of faith; Westminster confession; Confession of faith; submitted to Parliament in 1646 by the Westminster Assembly of Divines; approved 1648)
Encyc. Brit., 15th ed. (Westminster Confession: a confession of faith of English-speaking Presbyterians, produced by the Westminster Assembly)
Schaff-Herzog (Westminster Standards: they include the Westminster Confession, doctrinal formula prepared by the Westminster Assembly of Divines; despite action of Parliament in approving the Confession in 1648 with certain changes (rejection of chap. 30, 31, and parts of 20 and 24) the Confession has been uniformly printed in Great Britain as well as in America in the form in which it left the Assembly and in this form it was adopted by the Scotch assembly in 1647 and by the Scotch estates of Parliament in 1649)
Oxford dict. of the Chr. Church, 1957 (Westminster Confession: the profession of Presbyterian faith set forth by the Westminster Assembly)
Wikipedia, May 10, 2009 (The Westminster Confession of Faith is a Reformed confession of faith, in the Calvinist theological tradition; drawn up by the 1646 Westminster Assembly; in 1646, the document was sent to the English parliament to be ratified, and submitted to the General Assembly of the Scottish Kirk. The Church of Scotland adopted the document, without amendment, in 1647)