This edition of "The Book of Common Prayer" presents the text of the 1552 version set forth by the Act of Uniformity at the accession of Queen Elizabeth I in 1558, the so-called Second Prayer Book, which has remained in daily use in Anglican churches for over 430 years. In the language of Wycliffe, Tyndale, Coverdale and Cranmer, it contains the great familiar liturgies of Morning and Evening Prayer, the Collects, Epistles and Gospels, the order of service for Holy Communion, the Athanasian Creed, and the special prayers for baptism, confirmation, marriage, burial and all the other church services. This edition has been produced to the highest standards, with 150 medieval and renaissance illuminations incorporating gold.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091770394
Book Description Ebury Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0091770394 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0038709