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PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH - The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites. . .

New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1930. Leather. This book is in full leather, with gilt lettering to the spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and foredges of the book covers have some rubbing, bumping and chips missing. The front spine joint has some repair to the leather. The text pages are clean and bright. There are two pages with small tears to the top edges, along with a couple of small dog-ears. "The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) is the short title of a number of related prayer books used in the Anglican Communion, as well as by the Continuing Anglican, "Anglican realignment" and other Anglican Christian churches. The original book, published in 1549 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 words of structured (or liturgical) services of worship. The work of 1549 was the first prayer book to include the complete forms of service for daily and Sunday worship in English. It contained Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, the Litany, and Holy Communion and also the occasional services in full: the orders for Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage, "prayers to be said with the sick", and a funeral service. It also set out in full the "propers" (that is the parts of the service which varied week by week or, at times, daily throughout the Church's Year) : the collects and the epistle and gospel readings for the Sunday Communion Service. ". Very Good- .
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 14.5 | JPą 2217] Book number 35731

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