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prayer book

1. Ecclesiast a book containing the prayers used at church services or recommended for private devotions
2. Church of England another name for Book of Common Prayer
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The vandals ripped up Torah scrolls, which are written on parchment, as well as some 100 prayer books, some of which were thrown in a toilet.
Rabbis from all three denominations collaborated to create the first Jewish prayer book issued by the army since World War II, JTA reports.
Kaplan and his closest followers--Eugene Kohn and Ira Eisenstein among others--coedited the New Haggadah (1941), the Sabbath Prayer Book (1945), the High Holiday Prayer Book (1948), the Festival Prayer Book (1958), and the Daily Prayer Book (1963).
The year 2012 marks the 350th anniversary of the 1662 version of the Book of Common Prayer, the prayer book which comprises the daily offices, the Communion service, and the Ordinal of the Church of England.
Prayer books worked similarly, reorienting the life of the believer around a set of social and ecclesiastical strictures.
com, offers visitors the opportunity to teach themselves to sing prayers from the Jewish prayer book (siddur), and to choose from different well-known melodies of each prayer.
Hence making the weddings, conducted under the form prescribed in the newer prayer books, unlawful.
Then there's the artefacts themselves - the prayer book of Mary Queen of Scots, or Sir Thomas More's hat - it's touching history.
Last Thursday night, two Torah scrolls and prayer books were damaged during a burglary at Ahavas Torah Synagogue.
Church Publishing (New York), a publisher of prayer books, hymnals, and works on Episcopal church history, music, theology and spirituality, has acquired The Morehouse Group (Harrisburg, PA) and Living the Good News, Inc.
In other words, Cranmer and his associates would have had no difficulty accepting the Church of England's 'Common Worship', or any of the prayer books currently in use by the worldwide Anglican communion, for all of them are merely compilations of best local and current practice.
Piles of prayer books were torched, windows were smashed and the ground floor was flooded at the 100-year-old Duke Street building in Southport.