The History of the American Episcopal Church, 1587-1883

The History of the American Episcopal Church, 1587-1883

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...the proposed Canon be amended by inserting in the first section, after the word " Provided," the words " in her Canons and Book of Common Prayer," and by striking out the whole of the second section. The Rev. William Cooper Mead, D.D., of the diocese of Connecticut, moved as an amendment to the amendment to the resolution reported by the joint committee on the report made to the House of Bishops on Ritual, to strike out Subsection 2 of II. of the Canon of Ritual, and to insert after the words "constituted authorities" in subsection (3) the words "and under this head," etc., so that the canon, as amended, would read: --CANON OF RITUAL. 1. As reported by the joint committee. 2. The provisions for Ritual in this Church are: --1. As reported. 2. As reported, with the following addition: --And under this head the following acts in the administration of the Holy Communion, and on other occasions of public worship, are prohibited: --(1.) The use of Incense. (2.) Placing or retaining a Crucifix in any part of the Church. (8.) The use of lights on or about the Holy Table, except when necessary. (4.) The elevation of the elements in the Holy Communion in such manner as to expose them to the view of the people as objects toward which adoration is to be made, in or after the prayer of Consecration, or in the act of administering them, or in conveying them to or from the communicants. (.") The mixing of water with the wine as part of the service. (G.) The washing of the Priest's hands, or the ablution of the vessels, as part of the service. (7.) Bowings, crossings, genuflections, prostrations, reverences, bowing down upon or kissing the Holy Table, and kneeling, except as allowed, provided...show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 712g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875028
  • 9781236875020