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new history of the Book of common prayer with a rationale of its offices by Francis Procter

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Church of England. -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementon the basis of the former work by Francis Procter ; revised and rewritten by W.H. Frere.
ContributionsFrere, Walter Howard, 1863-1938.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 699 p.
Number of Pages699
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20885372M

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Book of Common Prayer, liturgical book used by churches of the Anglican authorized for use in the Church of England in , it was radically revised in , with subsequent minor revisions in , , and The prayer book of , with minor changes, has continued as the standard liturgy of most Anglican churches of the British . I wanted a history of the Book of Common Prayer, because I really did not know the details. I have used the Book of Common Prayer for a few years, because I learned that it is a good resource for worship planning. Its history inspires even greater respect for the quality and purpose of the Book/5(22). The Book of Common Prayer: The Texts of , , and (Oxford World's Classics). Cranmer produced a new and more radical Protestant prayer book in , whose subsequent vicissitudes echoed the conflicting tides of opinion within the Church of England. It was revised in a more Catholic spirit in , to be succeeded eventually by the Anglican prayer book, more Catholic still and the familiar one which has lasted down.

The Book of Common Prayer is really a combination of four of our liturgical books: the Breviary, Missal, Pontifical, and Ritual. The New Calendar. The old Sarum and other calendars in use before the Reformation contained the fast days and the feasts for most of the days in the year. The Book of Common Prayer contains a section with special prayers “For Rain,” “For fair Weather,” for protection against “Dearth and Famine,” for salvation from “War and Tumults. Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David According to the use of The Episcopal Church Church Publishing Incorporated, New YorkFile Size: 4MB. The Book of Common Prayer is a treasure chest full of devotional and teaching resources for individuals and congregations, but it is also the primary symbol of our unity. As Armentrout and Slocum note in their Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, that “Anglican liturgical piety has been rooted in the Prayer Book tradition since the.

  The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) has had an illustrious and checkered career since Archbishop Thomas Cranmer first introduced it to the Church of England back in , almost five hundred years ago. The Celebrant may say the following prayer Let us pray. O God, through your Son you have bestowed upon your people the brightness of your light: Sanctify this new fire, and grant that in this Paschal feast we may so burn with heavenly desires, that with pure minds we may attain to the festival of everlasting light; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print A New History of the Book of Common Prayer: With a Rationale of Its Offices Francis Procter Snippet view - Book of Common Prayer,—I. HISTORY.—On Janu , the first Act of Uniformity was passed, imposing upon the whole realm of England “The Book of the Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church after the Use of the Church of England”.Before this date (with some recent exceptions) the services had .