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The book of common prayer : a guide

Author: Charles Hefling
Publisher: New York , NY : Oxford University Press, 2021.
Series: Guides to sacred texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book surveys the contents and the history of the Book of Common Prayer, a sacred text which has been a foundational document of the Church of England and the other churches in the worldwide community of Anglican Christianity. The Prayer Book is primarily a liturgical text - a set of scripts for enacting events of corporate worship. As such it is at once a standard of theological doctrine and an expression of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hefling, Charles, 1949-
The Book of common prayer
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2020018762
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Hefling
ISBN: 9780190689681 0190689684 9780190689698 0190689692
OCLC Number: 1237759805
Description: xvi, 319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. Contents : --
1. Divine service --
2. Preambles : time and the Prayer Book --
3. Occasional services --
4. Preambles : "But one use" --
II. Continuities : --
5. Beginnings --
6. Settling in --
7. Disruption --
8. Establishment --
9. The golden age --
10. Recessional --
III. Contexts : --
11. The Prayer Book printed --
12. The Prayer Book sung --
Appendix 1. Vesture --
Appendix 2. The Anglican communion
Series Title: Guides to sacred texts.
Responsibility: Charles Hefling.

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The Book of Common Prayer is a sacred text in more than one sense. This brief, accessible survey examines the contents of the Prayer Book, as it is called, especially its principal services, as well  Read more...

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