rubric

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rubric

1. a set of directions for the conduct of Christian church services, often printed in red in a prayer book or missal
2. instructions to a candidate at the head of the examination paper
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That occupied about three-quarters of an hour, and was marked by an extraordinary appreciation of the Divine Presence in its reverent attention to the rubrical actions.
For instance, a plus to the rubrical approach: "You are not at the idiosyncratic mercy of whatever the presiding priest happens to want to do that morning."
At the same time, some Evangelicals wanted to go further and carry out a doctrinal revision to remove alleged "Romanizing germs" from the liturgy.(23) Though Matlack conceded that Brooks had always been "a man of peace," he stressed Brooks's warm support for the idea of some limited rubrical reform to allow for greater liturgical freedom.