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The Book of Common Prayer, by Penguin Classics, Paperback

$22.00 $17.60
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
  • Introduction by: James Wood

SKU: 951772

Commemorate the 350th anniversary of the 1662 edition of the Anglican prayer book, The Book of Common Prayer. This literary masterpiece is intimately familiar to many enduring writers over the ages.
 
The Book of Common Prayers has been in daily use for centuries. Originally produced for the Church of England in the sixteen century by Thomas Cranmer, this classic book contains the entire liturgy as first presented in English, as well as some of the oldest phrases used by modern English speakers. Discover daily prayers, Scripture readings, Psalm recitals, and special services such as baptism, confirmation, and marriage, all from the 1662 edition.
 
This deluxe edition includes a new introduction by The New Yorker's book critic James Wood, exploring how The Book of Common Prayer has influenced the English language and literature. The small size allows this book to travel as a resource for daily devotions.

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