Studies in the History of the Book of Common Prayer by Herbert Mortimer LuckockStudies in the History of the Book of Common Prayer by Herbert Mortimer Luckock

Studies in the History of the Book of Common Prayer

byHerbert Mortimer Luckock

Paperback | January 7, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1882. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX V. flDn t$z cfjangeg fntrotiuceli at t|je lagt lEUfcfiSforu IN the account of the Revision of the Prayer-book at Ely House after the Restoration of Charles II., we entered upon a few changes which seemed to have an especial bearing upon the doctrines then under dispute. Many others, more or less important, resulted from the labours of the Committee, and as the history of this period would be manifestly very incomplete without some notice of them, we have subjoined an outline thereof, deeming this amply sufficient for the ordinary student. By far the greatest number of changes was made by the alteration of existing rubrics and the addition of new ones. Several which tended to promote greater reverence in the Administration of the Holy Eucharist have already been mentioned. We notice further the directions or side-notes in the Consecration Prayer providing for the manual acts which had been ignored in the Second Prayer-book of Edward VI. and not restored by Elizabeth. An addition was made to the note in the First Prayer-book of Edward vi. of the words, "and here to break the bread," insuring what Bishop Cosin characterised as a "needful circumstance of the Sacrament." The belief in the Regeneration of Infants in Holy Baptism was strengthened by the transference of a rubric from the Confirmation to the Baptismal Office. In its original place it was intended to satisfy people that Confirmation was not necessary to salvation, for that if children died in their infancy after baptism their salvation was assured. In 1662 it was added at the close of the Baptismal Service as worthy of greater prominence than it received in an Office which was used so rarely as that for Confirmation. The Rubric runs thus:-- "It is certain by God's Word that children whic...
Title:Studies in the History of the Book of Common PrayerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217058426

ISBN - 13:9780217058421