The Book Of Common Prayer

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Welcome To The Book Of Common Prayer

Author : Vicki K. Black
ISBN : 0819221309
Genre : Religion
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The Book of Common Prayer is nearly 1,000 pages long, yet most Episcopalians have only a passing acquaintance with this book, which is a spiritual gold mine. In this thorough introduction to the Book, the author leads readers through each of its parts, explaining the history and background and helping make the book a more meaningful spiritual tool.
Category: Religion

The Book Of Common Prayer

Author : Church Publishing
ISBN : 0898695791
Genre : Bibles
File Size : 84.51 MB
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The Book of Common Prayer and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible are an excellent and logical combination for personal use, both in daily devotion and study, and on Sundays during the liturgy. The NRSV translation of the Bible is accurate, elegant, highly acclaimed by scholars, and enjoys wide use in congregations of the Episcopal Church.
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The Oxford Guide To The Book Of Common Prayer

Author : Charles Hefling
ISBN : 0199723893
Genre : 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.
Category: Religion

The 1979 Book Of Common Prayer

Author : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199779499
Genre : Religion
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A special occasion merits a memorable gift, and this prayer book is just right for marking such an event. The Deluxe Gift Edition's bindings combine two types of soft-to-the-touch Vivella: one pattern wraps around the book's spine and back cover, while a contrasting pattern is on the front. The result is a stylish package that is sure to be treasured by its recipient. Includes a ribbon marker, Family Record section and attractive gift box.
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Comfortable Words

Author : Stephen Platten
ISBN : 9780334046707
Genre : Religion
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2012 is the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, now widely used in the Church of England and throughout the Anglican Communion. Comfortable Words draws together some of the world’s leading liturgical scholars and historians who offer a comprehensive and accessible study of the Prayer Book and its impact on both Church and society over the last three and a half centuries.Comfortable Words includes new and original scholarship here about the use of the Book of Common Prayer at different periods during its life. It also sets out some key material on the background to the production of both the Tudor books and the seventeenth-century book itself.The book is aimed at scholars, students in theological colleges, courses and universities, but there is sufficient accessibility of style for it to be accessible to others who are interested in the Prayer Book more widely in the church and to intelligent lay people. The book is unique in the way that it studies the Prayer Book and looks at the impact of it, both on the Church and on English society.
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The Book Of Common Prayer

Author : Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
ISBN : UOM:39015008644661
Genre : Presbyterian Church
File Size : 26.96 MB
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Category: Presbyterian Church