Book of Discipline
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A Book of Discipline or Book of Order is a book detailing the beliefs, practices, doctrines, laws, organisational structure and government of many Christian denominations. They are often re-written by the governing body of the church concerned due to changes in society and the church. Books of Discipline belong to a number of organisations:
- Book of Discipline of the Church of Scotland and Book of Common Order of the Church of Scotland
- Book of Discipline of the Evangelical Association.
- Book of Discipline for the United Methodist Church
- Book of Discipline of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) - each Yearly Meeting (national organisation of Quakers) publishes its own Book of Discipline, which may be titled the Book of Discipline or Faith and Practice or some other name.
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