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- London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.
vi, 203 p. ; 22 cm.
- Church of England. Book of common prayer -- History.
Anglican Communion -- Liturgy -- Texts -- History.
Anglican Communion -- Prayers and devotions -- English.
- Foreword: HRH The Prince of Wales
Section 1. The history of the Book of common prayer
A perusal of the history of the Book of common prayer / Neil Patterson
English society, religion and the Book of common prayer / Raymond Chapman
From Cranmer to Bancroft: the origin of the Book of common prayer 1549-1604 / David Loades
Section 2. The language of the Book of common prayer
Through all the changing scenes of life: living with the prayer book / P. D. James
Something understood / David Curry
The prose and poetry of the Book of common prayer / Ian Robinson
Section 3. Worshipping with the Book of common prayer
Like eagles in this life: a theological reflection on 'The order for the administration of the Lord's supper or holy communion' in the prayer books of 1559 and 1662 / Gavin Dunbar
The Bible in the prayer book: the place, the text, the teaching and the interpretation of the Bible in the Book of common prayer / Roger Beckwith
The lectionaries in the Book of common prayer / David Phillips
The Book of common prayer in a mixed liturgical economy / Peter Moger
Section 4. Mission and the Book of common prayer
1662 - our evangelical future? / C. Peter Molloy
What really drives Anglican mission? / George Sumner
Inspiring young people with the Book of common prayer / Frederick Arvidsson
A very present help in trouble / Terry Waite
Afterword / The Rt Revd & Rt Hon Richard Chartres, Bishop of London.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Charlton Yarnall Fund.
- Dailey, Prudence.
Charlton Yarnall Fund.
- 9781441128188 (pbk.)
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