In the second edition, Bunsen took this problem into consideration--with the result that the Prayer Book now consisted of two parts, one for use in Church and one for individual use at home.
53) Whether this Hegelian endeavour to force the most remote fields into one conception of thought is convincing or not (presumably most modern readers would find it rather bewildering), it shows that for Bunsen his liturgical work was not just a learned pastime.
The gulf was actually so deep that Bunsen did not succeed in bridging it.
From the very beginning Bunsen was deeply convinced that the unity of the Church does not only mean unity of faith but also unity of Christian discipline and worship.
4) In a letter to his sister (dated 6 January 1821) Bunsen wrote on the diversity of his interests and studies, stating that only in the last three years had he found the centre of them all: `In the last years, the principal object of my reflections has been the Christian Church.
The English translations are those of Frances Bunsen with slight alterations.
The monograph by Bernhard Baehring, Christian Karl Josias Freiherr von Bunsen, Lebensbild eines deutschchristlichen Staatsmannes (Leipzig, 1892) is too sycophantic and not satisfactory in historical terms.
17) Lucke's letter of 14 August 1818 to Bunsen (answering the letter previously quoted), Briefe (op.
In 1828 Bunsen still had the intention to finish and publish this work, cf.