The Oxford Guide to The Book of Common Prayer

A Worldwide Survey

Author: Charles Hefling,Cynthia Shattuck

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199723898

Category: Religion

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The Oxford Guide to the Book of Common Prayer is the first comprehensive guide to the history and usage of the original Book of Common Prayer and its variations. Expert contributors from around the world and from every major denomination offer an unparalleled view of The Book of Common Prayer and its influence. The Oxford Guide to Common Prayer is more than simply a history: it describes how Anglican churches at all points of the compass have developed their own Prayer Books and adapted the time-honored Anglican liturgies to their diverse local cultures. The Guide examines how the same texts - Daily Prayers, the Eucharist, Marriage and Funerals, and many others - in dozens of editions now in use throughout the world, both resemble and differ from one another. A brief look at "electronic Prayer Books" also offers a unique and exciting modern perspective. The Oxford Guide to the Book of Common Prayer offers a fascinating journey through the history and development of a classic of world literature from its origins in the 16th century to the modern day. Oxford is pleased to offer The Book of Common Prayer in a variety of formats and prices to match readers' needs and budgets - perfect for study or gift-giving. Visit our website to order your copy today. * A comprehensive survey of the rich history of the original Book of Common Prayer and all of its varied descendents. * Explains, characterizes, and illustrates the dozens of Prayer Book versions in current use throughout the world. * Lays out a path that will enable any reader, Anglican or not, to learn why the BCP is a classic of liturgy and literature.
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A Rational Illustration of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England

Wherein Liturgies in General are Proved Lawful and Necessary, and an Historical Account is Given of Our Own: the Several Tables, Rules, and Kalendar are Considered, and the Seeming Differences Reconcil'd: All the Rubricks Prayers, Rites, and Ceremonies are Explained, and Compared with the Liturgies of the Primitive Church: the Exact Method and Harmony of Every Office is Shew'd. and All the Material Alterations are Observed, which Have at Any Time Been Made Since the First Common-Prayer-Book of King Edward VI. with the Particular Reasons that Occasioned Them. The Whole Being the Substance of Every Thing Liturgical in Bishop Sparrow, Mr. L'Estrange, Dr. Comber, Dr. Nichols, and All Former Ritualists, Commentators, Or Others, Upon the Same Subject; Collected and Reduc'd Into One Continued and Regular Method, and Interspersed All Along with New Observations. The Fourth Edition, Printed from the Folio

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Category: Theology

Page: 557

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The Book of Common Prayer

And Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Psalter Or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung Or Said in Churches; and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons; and the Thirty-nine Articles of Religion: with Notes Explanatory, Practical and Historical, from Approved Writers of the Church of England

Author: Richard Mant

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