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The 1979 Book of Common Prayer

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The Economy Edition is perfect for people who value a well constructed, reasonably priced prayer book. It is also suitable for mass distribution in schools and for use as a pew prayer book. Wine red hardcover binding, gold cross, Presentation Page, square corners.
Hardcover, Personal size, 1008 pages
Published September 8th 1983 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Mike Guardiola
Jul 18, 2012 Mike Guardiola rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
good to have around. I reference the prayers daily. has prayers for almost any petition I have.
Stewart Clem
May 06, 2009 Stewart Clem rated it really liked it
The "Choose Your Own Adventure" prayer book; still some good stuff in here, but enough bad to remove one star. Thankfully, plenty of original Cranmer is preserved, but the absence of Coverdale's Psalter is a substantial loss. With the inclusion of material from other traditions (and many concessions to Eastern Orthodoxy), the theology is all over the map. Compare Rite I, Eucharistic Prayer I with Rite II, Eucharistic Prayer C (often referred to as the "Star Wars" prayer), and you'll get the pict ...more
Ike
Jul 18, 2007 Ike rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those curious about other traditions within Christianity
I enjoyed using the Daily Office as a way to read Scripture at three different times through out the day. I'm not doing it now because I enjoy changing how and when I read Scripture but if your looking for a different way to read scripture for a "quiet time" I would suggest using the Daily Office.
Daryl Grigsby
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spiritual development thru daily discipline
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