by In edibus Societatis pro Christiana Fide Propaganda in London .
Written in English
Contains photographs of original Prayer Book publications.
|Statement||set forth in eighty illustrations, with introduction and notes, by Edward C. Ratcliff.|
|Contributions||Ratcliff, Edward Craddock.|
The BOOK of Common Prayer, And Adminiﬅration of the S A C R A M E N T S, AND OTHER RITES and CEREMONIES OF THE C H U R C H, According to the Uſe of The CHURCH of ENGLAND: TOGETHER WITH THE P S A L T E R O R P S A L M S of D A V I D, Pointed as they are to be ſung or ſaid in Churches CAMBRIDGE. This book is the initial draft of the ill-fated Prayer Book of the Church of England. It is the result of a long process extending back 20 years to revise the Book of Common Prayer. 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 Commonwealth. from the Book of Common Prayer, IT hath been the wisdom of the Church of England, ever since the first compiling of her Publick Liturgy, to keep the mean between the two extremes, of too much stiffness in refusing, and of too much easiness in admitting any variation from it. For, as on the one side common experi-.
The Church of England, to which the Protestant Episcopal Church in these States is indebted, under God, for her first foundation and a long continuance of nursing care and protection, hath, in the Preface of her Book of Common Prayer, laid it down as a rule, that “The particular Forms of Divine Worship, and the Rites and Ceremonies appointed. After the Book of Common Prayer was adopted, there were a number of efforts to revise it, the first being in Around the turn of the previous century, a serious attempt to produce a new Book of Common Prayer gained fruition within the Church of England, largely due to attempts to settle conflicts between Anglo-Catholics (who wished more liturgical freedom than the Book allowed. This Book of Common Prayer was not created in a vacuum, but derives from several sources. First and foremost was the Sarum Rite, or the Latin liturgy developed in Salisbury in the thirteenth century, and widely used in other influences were a reformed Roman Breviary of the Spanish Cardinal Quiñones, and a book on doctrine and liturgy by Hermann von Wied, Archbishop of Cologne. A Catechism, from The Book of Common Prayer (). Cambridge University Press, edition.
It has had its own Book of Common Prayer since the American Revolution; prior to that, of course, it was part of the Church of have been four editions of the Episcopal Church's Book of Common Prayer; all are presented here, . 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. The Church Hymnal Corporation, New York. For students of the Anglican Communion, Episcopal History, or just lovers of fine art--illuminated manuscripts--this book is a treasure. While it is not a complete, authorized version of the Book of Common Prayer, it contains most services and prayers. I first saw one of these books in the book shop at Westminster Abby and was "blown away."/5(40). Beautifully bound, this Book of Common Prayer has excellent quality through and through. Clear and crisp writing on high quality page paper, fantastic illustrations throughout. This publication really evokes the majesty of God's word and encourages daily s: