A complete and erudite edition of three versions of The Book of Common Prayer.
A fantastic book for anyone interested in the history of the Anglican Communion, the Church of England, or the Episcopal Church.
Cummings has provided an introduction which navigates this hugely complex topic in a way that is both helpful and succinct.
Is well done and compiled. A part of history I am interested in and it is quoted all the time. Beautiful English. Not so pleased with modern renditions, alas.Published 3 days ago by Bizzy Lizzy
As a grad student specializing in Renaissance literature, this book is a great help for my scholarship. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Matthew Rinkevich
Very helpful for anyone interested in the study of the history and development of The Book of Common Prayer including excellent notes on the various services.Published 5 months ago by S. R. Mac Donald
A complete and erudite edition of three versions of The Book of Common Prayer. A long and exquisitely informative about role, structure and influence of this Book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Nef Frederic
I'm amazed at the amount of information that is provided in this book. The introduction had a great analysis on the English Reformation and really gave a sense for the scandal of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by D. Tollefsen
This is a classic: beautifully written, the words give expression to the 'usual stuff' in new and meaningful ways, however old they are. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Emily
This is a well printed copy of all three major issues of the Book of Common Prayer. Others I have looked at are barely legible copies of original publishings.Published 11 months ago by Brian L. Ticknor
A fantastic book for anyone interested in the history of the Anglican Communion, the Church of England, or the Episcopal Church. I would highly recommend this book.Published 12 months ago by Rev. Ben
The use of English common to the period is appealing. I would highly recommend it to anyone who has a real interest in the Anglican Church.Published 16 months ago by David Fisher