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Book Of Common Prayer

  • The Book of Common Prayer is the common title of a number of prayer books of the Church of England and used throughout the Anglican Communion. The first book, published in 1549 (Church of England 1957), in the reign of Edward VI, was a product of the English Reformation following the break with Rome. Prayer books, unlike books of prayers, contain the...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010
  • An exquisite Deluxe Edition of the Anglican prayer book and literary masterpiece commemorating the 350th anniversary of the 1662 edition intimately familiar to our most enduring writers As essential to the canon as the Bible and the plays of Shakespeare, The Book of Common Prayer has been in daily use for centuries. Originally produced for the...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • This unique edition of the Book of Common Prayer includes the texts of three different versions, 1549, 1559, and 1662, to provide a panorama of the history of ritual in England from the Reformation to the present day. The first edition for the common reader, with full notes and introduction, this is one of the seminal texts of human experience.

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2011
  • Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil. A Book of Common Prayer is the story of two American women in the derelict Central American nation of Boca Grande. Grace Strasser-Mendana controls much of the...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • While many of us are familiar with such famous words as, "Dearly beloved, we are gathered together here. . ." or "Ashes to ashes, dust to dust," we may not know that they originated with The Book of Common Prayer , which first appeared in 1549. Like the words of the King James Bible and Shakespeare, the language of this prayer book has saturated...

    Publisher : Princeton University Press
    published : 2013
  • For more than 460 years, The Book of Common Prayer has been a treasured resource for those of the Episcopal faith, which today has nearly two million members in the United States. Within its pages, countless many have found guidance, strength, and hope. One of the major works of English literature, it has been used regularly for weddings, baptisms,...

    Publisher : Good Books
    published : 2016
  • 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...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
    published : 2005
  • The 1928 Book of Common Prayer is a treasured resource for traditional Anglicans and others who appreciate the majesty of King James-style language. This classic edition features a Presentation section containing certificates for the rites of Baptism, Confirmation, and Marriage. The elegant burgundy hardcover binding is embossed with a simple gold...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
    published : 1993
  • The Book of Common Prayer runs like a golden thread through the history of the Church of England and the worldwide Anglican Communion. 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 numerous descendants throughout the world. It shows how a...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2006
  • Not just a new way to pray, but a new way to live.

    Publisher : Abingdon Press
    published : 2014
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