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    DescriptionThe recent celebration of the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer has helped to stimulate a renewed interest in its teaching and fundamental contribution to Anglican identity. Archbishop Cranmer and others involved in the English Reformation knew well that the content and shape of the services set out in the Prayer Book were vital ways of teaching congregations biblical truth and the principles of the Christian gospel. Thus the aim of this series of booklets which focus on the Formularies of the Church of England and the elements of the different services within the Prayer Book is to highlight what those services teach about the Christian faith and to demonstrate how they are also designed to shape the practice of that faith. As well as providing an account of the origins of the Prayer Book services, these booklets are designed to offer practical guidance on how such services may be used in Christian ministry nowadays. In this overview of the Book of Common Prayer, Peter Adam brings us back again and again to its emphasis on the 'very pure word of God', setting the gold standard and hallmark of all our liturgy. Peter Adam served as Vicar of St Jude's Carlton, and as Principal of Ridley College in Melbourne Australia. He is currently Vicar Emeritus of St Jude's, and Canon of St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne.


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    Title
    The Very Pure Word of God
    Subtitle
    The Book of Common Prayer as a Model of Biblical Liturgy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Adam, Edited by Mark Burkill, Edited by Gerald L Bray
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 82
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906327095
    ISBN 10: 1906327092
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    BIC subject category V2: HRCR
    DC21: 264.03
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC91, HRCX4
    BISAC V2.8: REL003000
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    BIC subject category V2: HRLP
    DC22: 264.03
    BISAC V2.8: REL016000, REL055020, REL109000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Latimer Trust
    Imprint name
    Latimer Trust
    Publication date
    25 June 2012