The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and Others as to the Management of the Parish Church and Its Services According to the English Use, as Set Forth in the Book of Common Prayer, with an Introductory Essay on Conformity to the Church of England
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This is, I suppose, a "classic" in its way, although it is now mainly a curiosity. Dearmer wrote this book from what everyone but himself would consider a distinctly "Sarum" position, deriving ... Read full review
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Page 19 - And here it is to be noted, that such Ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof, at all Times of their Ministration, shall be retained, and be in use, as were in this Church of England, by the Authority of Parliament, in the Second Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth.
Page 16 - Nay, so far was it from the purpose of the Church of England to forsake and reject the Churches of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, or any such like churches, in all things which they held and practised, that, as the apology of the Church of England confesseth, it doth with reverence retain those ceremonies which do neither endamage the Church of God, nor offend the minds of sober men : and only departed from them in those particular points, wherein they were fallen both from themselves in their ancient...
Page 271 - Note, that before every Lesson, the Minister shall say, Here beginneth such a Chapter, or Verse of such a Chapter of such a Book ; And after every Lesson, Here endeth the First, or the Second Lesson.
Page 381 - At the time of the celebration of the Communion, the Communicants being conveniently placed for the receiving of the holy Sacrament, the Priest shall say this Exhortation. DEARLY beloved in the Lord...
Page 493 - MAN that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 500 - it is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 370 - I publish the Banns of Marriage between M. of , and N. of . If any of you know cause, or just impediment, why these two persons should not be joined together in holy Matrimony, ye are to declare it. This is the first [second or third] time of asking.
Page 451 - So soon as Children are come to a competent age, and can say, in their Mother Tongue, the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments ; and also can answer to the other Questions of this short Catechism ; they shall be brought to the Bishop.