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The Godly Order: Texts and Studies Relating to The Book of Common Prayer

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This book brings together the results of Geoffrey Cuming's researches into texts which illuminate the origins and development of the Book of Common Prayer, on which his History of Anglican Liturgy is a standard work. Among them are Cranmer's first drafts for his reform of the Breviary, and the canticles and collects of the reforming Primers (devotional books for the laity) which provided material for the daily services of Cranmer's methods of working; an assessment of the importance of Hermann's Consultation as a source for the Prayer Book; an investigation into the antecedents of the Canon of the 1549 Book, and its reshaping in the subsequent revisions until 1662; and a study of the drafts which underlie the Prayer of Consecration of the 1928 Proposed Prayer Book. The texts discussed are set out in parallel columns to demonstrate their relationship.

Cover good, minor edge/corner wear.
Pages very good, moderate edge wear.
Inscription on flyleaf.

Item details

Author(s):
Cuming, Geoffrey
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1983
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0281040591
ISBN-13:
9780281040599
Number of pages:
200
Publisher:
Alcuin Club / SPCK

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This book brings together the results of Geoffrey Cuming's researches into texts which illuminate the origins and development of the Book of Common Prayer, on which his History of Anglican Liturgy is a standard work. Among them are Cranmer's first drafts for his reform of the Breviary, and the canticles and collects of the reforming Primers (devotional books for the laity) which provided material for the daily services of Cranmer's methods of working; an assessment of the importance of Hermann's Consultation as a source for the Prayer Book; an investigation into the antecedents of the Canon of the 1549 Book, and its reshaping in the subsequent revisions until 1662; and a study of the drafts which underlie the Prayer of Consecration of the 1928 Proposed Prayer Book. The texts discussed are set out in parallel columns to demonstrate their relationship.

Cover good, minor edge/corner wear.
Pages very good, moderate edge wear.
Inscription on flyleaf.

Author(s):
Cuming, Geoffrey
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1983
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0281040591
ISBN-13:
9780281040599
Number of pages:
200
Publisher:
Alcuin Club / SPCK

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