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In these early religious documents, sermons, and pamphlets, we see the spiritual impact on the lives of both royalty and the commoner.
An expanded version is availble from the Internet Archive and from Google Books. Liturgiae Americanae , by William McGarvey : the narrative portions of this book, describing the development of the American Prayer Book through the Revision. The entire book is available online from the Internet Archive and from Google Books.
The history and theology of the rite. Also available from Google Books and the Internet Archive. History of the BCP, primarily dealing with some of the more important services, from a "low church" point of view. Also 2nd ed.
The Parents' Review
A History of the Conferences and other Proceedings connected with the Revision of the Book of Common Prayer, from the year to the year , by Edward Cardwell Also from Google Books. The third edition is also available from Google Books and from the Internet Archive.
Maclear 5th Ed. Another general history and examination of the services. Also available from Google Books.
A thorough history of the BCP, and comparison of its revisions. The standard work on the subject.
A thorough examination of the U. The Second Revised Edition is also available.
Education in England - Chapter 3
An reprint of this classic text, first published in ; reprints from , , , and are also online. The reprint and ones from , , and are also available from Google Books. Includes reprints of many original documents.
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- Jews in Nevada: A History (Shepperson Series in Nevada History);
Maude A textbook, primarily covering a history and description of the services. An reprint of the first commentary and apology for the BCP, written in Also available are a reprint , which also includes Samuel Downes' Lives of the Compilers of the Liturgy , and one from A History of the Book of Common Prayer and other books of authority : with an attempt to ascertain how the rubrics and canons have been understood and observed from the reformation to the accession of George III, by Thomas Lathbury The Alliance of Divine Offices : an reprint of this classic original comparison of the various editions of the Book of Common Prayer.
By Percy Dearmer
Related An elementary introduction to the Book of Common Prayer (1901)
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