Book of Common Prayer

Book of Common Prayer
the Anglican service book of the Church of England; has had several revisions since the Reformation and is widely admired for the dignity and beauty of its language
Instance Hypernyms: ↑service book
Part Meronyms: ↑Psalter, ↑Book of Psalms, ↑Litany

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Book of Common Prayer — • Includes history and contents Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Book of Common Prayer     Book of Common Prayer     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of common prayer — (spr. Buck of kammen preher), so v.w. Common prayer book …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Book of Common Prayer — Book of Common Prayer, s. Common Prayer, Book of …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Book of Common Prayer — n. the official book of services and prayers for the Anglican Communion …   English World dictionary

  • Book of Common Prayer — (engl., spr. buck of komm n prǟ r), die 1549 von einem unter Cranmers (s.d.) Leitung stehenden Komitee von Bischöfen und Theologen zusammengestellte und durch die erste Uniformitätsakte zum Gesetz erhobene Agende der englischen Staatskirche. Der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Book of Common Prayer — For the novel, see A Book of Common Prayer. Part of a series on the Anglican Communion …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Common Prayer — Das Book of Common Prayer ist die Agende der Anglikanischen Kirche. In ihm finden sich Ordnungen für Morgen und Abendgebet (Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer), Taufe, Abendmahl (Holy Communion, auch Holy Eucharist oder Mass), Konfirmation und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Book of Common Prayer —    The Book of Common Prayer, the liturgical text most identified with the Anglican tradition, was the first complete book of church liturgy endorsed by both a church hierarchy and a government body. It was prepared by Protestant clerics who came …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Book of Common Prayer — the service book of the Church of England, essentially adopted but changed in details by other churches of the Anglican communion. * * * Liturgical book used by the churches of the Anglican Communion. First authorized for the Church of England in …   Universalium

  • Book of Common Prayer — Livre de la prière commune La liturgie anglicane fut traduite en français en 1662 pour les églises francophones par le Jersiais, Jean Le Vavasseur dit Durel Le livre de la prière commune  (Book of Common Prayer) est le livre fondamental de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Book of Common Prayer — Book of Com|mon Prayer, The a book used in Church of England and Episcopal churches, which contains the words spoken by the priest and by the people in church at weekly services and at weddings, funerals etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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