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Uncommon prayers

Advantages: Useful for more than just Anglican services
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This Book of Common Prayer (1662) is the 'primary' BCP, used by the Church of England proper, the original branch of the Anglicans. There have been many books that have had the title 'Book of Common Prayer' since the first one appeared in 1549; it has bee ...

frkurt 28.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Book of Common Prayer

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Holiness is next to studiousness...

Advantages: Annotated, introductory essays, apocryphal texts, NRSV
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In other reviews I have already offered a few words (of wisdom or folly, I leave to the readers to decide) on the actual text of the Bible, and will likely offer such words again as the spirit moves. This review, in contrast, is not a reflection on the te ...

frkurt 27.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HarperCollins Study Bible - HarperCollins

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New light shed on ancient secrets

Advantages: a factual and balanced look at freemasonary
Disadvantages: a fairly dry subject

...Long before Dan Brown's religious history makeover brought Christian mysteries back to the public attention, albeit for really all the wrong reasons, the was one area that had long drawn much attention from the conspiracy theorists. Unlike similar seemin ...

steerpyke 28.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Shadow of Solomon - Laurence Gardner

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By The Book

Advantages: Well written, Often amusing, Some food for thought
Disadvantages: Too long, Doesn't tackle the big issues adequately, Feels a bit insubstantial for all its length

..."The year of living biblically" is one of a new breed of books that I think might best be described as "quest books". Unlike the traditional approach to authorship where a writer pens a book based on something they have already done, the quest book is sol ...

Collingwood21 01.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Year of Living Biblically - A. J. Jacobs

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