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  An English Prayer Book


Quotations from the Holy Bible (some in adapted form) in this publication are, unless otherwise stated, from the New International Version (NIV), copyright 1973, 1978, 1984 The International Bible Society. Anglicization copyright © 1979, 1986 Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.

Thanks are also expressed to the following for permission to reproduce copyright material:

The Revised Standard Version (RSV), copyright 1946, 1952, © 1971, 1973 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA.

The Central Board of Finance of the Church of England, Prayers (some in adapted form), Canticles (Easter Anthems, Song of Creation, Great and Wonderful, Saviour of the World), and the Gloria from The Alternative Service Book 1980 copyright 1980 © Central Board of Finance of the Church of England.

The text of the Te Deum is copyright © 1970, 1971, 1975 International Consultation on English Texts (ICET). The Lord's Prayer in its modern form is adapted from the ICET version.

The text of Glory to God in the Highest (Gloria in Excelsis) is from Latimer Monograph 3, copyright © 1972 Latimer House Council.

The pointing of the Canticles, Psalms 67, 95, 98, 100, the Songs of Mary, Simeon, and Zechariah, and Gloria in Excelsis, is by T Hone, Organist of the Cathedral Church of St Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne.

The text of the Athanasian Creed is from Confessing the Faith in the Church of England Today, Latimer Study 9, copyright © 1981 Roger T. Beckwith.

The text of the Song of Christ's Glory, from the South African Daily Office, is copyright © The Church of the Province of South Africa.

This book contains material adapted from the Book of Common Prayer of 1662, rights in which are vested in the Crown, and which is used by permission of the Crown’s patentee, Cambridge University Press.

Some of the prayers are adapted from prayers in Parish Prayers, ed. Frank Colquhoun. New material copyright © Frank Colquhoun 1967, published by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. Reprinted by permission.


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>> Contents

>> Preface

>> Scripture Sentences

>> Morning and Evening Prayer

>> Canticles

>> Prayers and Thanksgiving

>> The Athanasian Creed

>> The Litany

>> Holy Communion (First Order)

>> Holy Communion (Second Order)

>> The Collects

>> Family Worship

>> Thanksgiving forthe Birth of a Child

>> Infant Baptism (First Order)

>> Infant Baptism (Second Order)

>> Adult Baptism

>> The Catechism

>> Confirmation

>> Marriage

>> Burial (or cremation) of the Dead

>> Interment or Scattering of Ashes

>> The Making of Deacons

>> The Ordination of Presbyters (or priests)

>> The Consecration of an Archbishop or Bishop

>> The Articles of Religion

>> Acknowledgements

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