Comfortable Words: Polity, Piety and the Book of Common by Stephen Platten,Christopher Woods

By Stephen Platten,Christopher Woods

2012 is the 350th anniversary of the 1662 publication of universal Prayer, now primary within the Church of britain and in the course of the Anglican Communion. cozy phrases attracts jointly a few of the world’s prime liturgical students and historians who supply a accomplished and obtainable learn of the Prayer ebook and its effect on either Church and society during the last 3 and a part centuries.Comfortable phrases comprises new and unique scholarship right here concerning the use of the e-book of universal Prayer at varied sessions in the course of its existence. It additionally units out a few key fabric at the history to the construction of either the Tudor books and the seventeenth-century booklet itself.The booklet is geared toward students, scholars in theological schools, classes and universities, yet there's adequate accessibility of fashion for it to be obtainable to others who're drawn to the Prayer booklet extra greatly within the church and to clever lay humans. The ebook is exclusive within the means that it reviews the Prayer publication and appears on the impression of it, either at the Church and on English society.

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