Anglican Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Anglican worship has a variegated history, having fluctuated between worship forms similar to those of Catholicism and worship influenced by the Puritans. This accounts in part for the variations in worship within the Anglican communion of today. Nevertheless The Book of Common Prayer is basic to all Anglican churches.

The Anglican tradition is ambiguous: what started off as a fairly moderate reformation, and remained so for three centuries, reversed itself in the nineteenth century and...


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