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Welcome to the Book of Common Prayer
In this guide for newcomers as well as lifelong Episcopalians, author Vicki Black helps readers navigate the currents of Anglican liturgy and discover its richness and beauty. As we use the Book of Common Prayer, Black says, we discover we are not alone, and this liturgical current of worship, prayer, and praise will indeed take us where we want to go union with the God we...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Morehouse Publishing
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Somewhat dryer than the other books in the "Welcome to ..." series, this is nonetheless a very useful exploration of the history of the BCP as well as a guide to its navigation and use. I definitely recommend it for those who are new to Anglicanism or the use of breviaries from other traditions.