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The battle of the books: the Authorized Version and the <i>Book of Common Prayer</i> at the Restoration

David Bagchi

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the theme of disruption and continuity in English religious life at the Restoration with reference to the differing fortunes of those twin pillars of the Anglican establishment, ... More


‘Familiar Rhythms’: Poetry and the Liturgy

Kirstie Blair

in Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Following on from the previous chapter, Chapter 3 turns to the use of the liturgy within the Church. It considers the revival of interest in the forms of the Book of Common Prayer, again largely ... More


Public Worship and Liturgical Law

Norman Doe

in Canon Law in the Anglican Communion: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267829
eISBN:
9780191683381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267829.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the relation between public worship and liturgical law in churches of the Anglican Communion. It suggests that the adoption of the Book of Common Prayer 1662 resulted in a ... More


An Analysis of the Compilation and Writing of the Book of Common Prayer in the Chung Hua Sheng Kung Hui

Feng GUO

in Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208388
eISBN:
9789888313259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Feng Guo takes the discussion into the twentieth century and the mandate to produce a Chinese BCP for the use of the whole Church. In Chapter 5, he addresses the question of why a CHSKH Prayer Book ... More


Faith of our fathers: Anglo-Catholic triumph and decline

Nigel Yates

in Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830–1910

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269892
eISBN:
9780191683848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269892.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The report of the Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline provided something of a watershed in the history of Anglican ritualism. The commission's recommendations plunged the Church of England ... More


Rethinking Church through the Book of Common Prayer in Late Qing and Early Republican China

Chloë STARR

in Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208388
eISBN:
9789888313259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In Chapter 4, Chlöe Starr explores how the BCP helped to shape debates on theology, identity, and practice in the Church. Focusing on the landmark edition of the Chinese BCP by John Burdon and Samuel ... More


Worship

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The puritan participation in the sacraments and of what took place in the parish church on Sundays, that is, with the principal occasions on which the congregation met for the service of God and to ... More


The Silencing of God’s Dear Ministers:: John Bunyan and His Church in 1662

Michael Davies

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter addresses how ‘the silencing of God's dear Ministers’ in 1662 affected John Bunyan and the Independent congregation at Bedford. It examines the history of this congregation, from its ... More


Policing the Borders, or, How Independent Ministers Rode the Canonical Range

David F. Holland

in Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199753611
eISBN:
9780199895113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753611.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter opens with a discussion of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer and explores the reasons why Puritans criticized the book as a violation of the closed canon. It considers the role of ... More


‘The Scripture moveth us in sundry places’: framing biblical emotions in the Book of Common Prayer and the Homilies

David Bagchi

in The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090783
eISBN:
9781781708866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090783.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A fundamental aim of English Protestantism was to make the Bible available to all. Yet the Bible is a potentially dangerous text, not least in its frank portrayal of unstable, confusing and even ... More


The Life of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter shows how itinerant preaching served to extend and nurture the work of the Connexion, where the initiative came from in opening new areas of work, how itinerancy was organised (including ... More


The Bible Press

Scott Mandelbrote

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0017
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

The printing of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer was limited by royal privilege to three English publishers: the university presses of Oxford and Cambridge and the King's Printers in London. The ... More


‘Rage Against the Dead’: Reform, Counter-reform, and the Death of Purgatory

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the impact on the commemoration of the dead of the mid-Tudor decades, and the contrasting religious policies of Edward VI and Mary Tudor. It describes the 1547 dissolution of ... More


‘To piety more prone’: Elizabeth Isham’s religion

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses two central themes found throughout the monograph – Elizabeth Isham’s personal piety and confessional identity. At the foundation of her life was religion and it served as the ... More


Episcopalianism and Scotland

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The authenticity of an indigenous Scottish Episcopalianism is argued for in this chapter, using the debates around the Eucharistic liturgy known as the Scottish Communion Office. This liturgy ... More


Reformation Biblical Culture

Hannibal Hamlin

in The Bible in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677610
eISBN:
9780191757105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677610.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 1 describes the explosion of Bible translations following the Reformation, the specific English Bibles Shakespeare used, and the extent to which biblical language and ideas pervaded English ... More


Hooker's Thinking in Practice: Holy Matrimony

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers Hooker's thinking and mode of argumentation in relation to a specific subject, which itself encompasses not merely moral, but legal, theological, and liturgical considerations: ... More


Liturgy and Worship

Bryan D. Spinks

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

As drastic a break as the first Book of Common Prayer of 1549 may have seemed to those parishioners and clergy who were used to the Latin services, a much more drastic reform of Western Catholic ... More


The Canons of the Church of England

Mark Hill QC

in Ecclesiastical Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This section presents the canons of the Church of England. It begins with a background on the Church of England, focusing on the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion, The Book of Common Prayer, and the ... More


Nuptial Vows

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the order for nuptial vows or the solemnization of matrimony in Elizabethan and early Stuart England. Most early modern weddings followed the set form of service laid out in the ... More


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