October 20, 2012
James Wood on the Book of Common Prayer
This year is the the 350th anniversary of the 1662 final version of Thomas Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer. Writing in The New Yorker, James Wood, a nonbeliever, is the latest writer to try to explain why the BCP had such a powerful influence on Christian faith and English language and culture. He emphasizes its "language at once grand and simple, heightened and practical, archaic and timeless":
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Firstly, its great that we are celebrating 350th anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer. I really want to read the book of common prayer . Thank you very much for sharing about the Book of Common Prayer.
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