Book of Common Prayer

Church Publishing, Inc.
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Welcome to the eBook edition of the Book of Common Prayer produced by Church Publishing, Inc. This version of the BCP contains the complete content of the authorized Book of Common Prayer 1979. Fully searchable and featuring a built-in Table of Contents, this eBook BCP was designed to make content accessible on mobile devices and tablets. Because eBooks are designed to re-flow the text according to the size of the screen of your mobile device, designing an eBook to maintain the exact page layout and page numbers of the print edition is neither possible nor desirable. As such, the layout of the content may be different depending on the device you are using. These eBooks give Episcopalians easy access to the Book of Common Prayer, making it as close as your tablet or eBook reader. I’m delighted that Church Publishing is responding to the needs of the church in this way. –Ruth Meyers, Dean of Academic Affairs and Hodges-Haynes Professor of Liturgics at Church Divinity School of the Pacific
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Church Publishing, Inc.
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Sep 1, 1979
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Pages
1001
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ISBN
9780898698640
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Language
English
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Religion / Prayerbooks / Christian
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