The Order of Excommunication
and Public Repentance (1569)
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The Order of Excommunication and of Public Repentance was adopted by the church of Scotland in 1569. The text of this edition is based primarily upon the published edition in The Works of John Knox, edited by David Laing (Edinburgh: James Thin, 1895), vol. vi, pp. 447-70. The present publisher has edited the text to reflect contemporary spelling, punctuation, and grammatical usage. Bracketed words are supplied when needed needed to complete the sense of a sentence. Bracketed words in italics are inserted following some antiquated terms or phrases as an aid for modern readers.
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