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The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide$
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Charles Hefling

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780190689681

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2020

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190689681.001.0001

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Settling In

Settling In

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(p.129) Six Settling In
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The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide
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Charles Hefling

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190689681.003.0007

The Book of Common Prayer in its “classical” form came into general use in the English church as one component of the so-called “Elizabethan settlement” of religion enacted by Parliament in 1559. Certain alterations of the text, small but important, were made at that time. This chapter is mainly concerned with its use and reception in the century that followed. Among the topics considered are two texts that were very commonly bound with the Prayer Book as quasi-official adjuncts, the “singing Psalms” and “Godly Prayers”; the adaptation and abridgment of the contents for particular uses; and opposition to the Prayer Book on the part of the section of English protestants conventionally known as puritans.

Keywords:   Psalms, Elizabethan settlement, puritans, Ornaments Rubric, Godly Prayers, Sterhnold and Hopkins

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