The resolution of 1148 participants, including 291 bishops representing millions of faithful Christians from the worldwide Anglican Communion, meeting in Jerusalem in June 2008 – The Jerusalem Declaration.
The 39 Articles of Religion are the essential beliefs of the Anglican church codified. The articles were established by a Convocation of the Church in 1563, using as a basis the 42 Articles written in 1553 under the direction of Thomas Cranmer who was also the primary author of The Book of Common Prayer. The Anglican Communion reaffirmed our belief in these statements of doctrine in The Jerusalem Declaration of 2008.
We believe that the Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral of 1886-88 provides a succinct summary of our beliefs as members of the Anglican Communion:
More about Anglicanism and what we believe can be found in this great resource: “The Anglican Way: A Guidebook.”