Liturgical Prayer: Study Further

Liturgical prayer is ritual verbal praise, confession, thanksgiving, and/or petition that we offer to God, often in the company of other pray-ers.

     Barbee, C. Frederick, and Paul R. M. Zahl. The Collects of Thomas Cranmer. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1990.

     Bennett, Arthur, ed. The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions. Carlisle, Penn.: Banner of Truth Trust, 1975.

     The Book of Common Prayer and the Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David: According to the Use of the Episcopal Church. 1789. Reprint. New York: Church Hymnal Corporation, n.d.

     Foster, Richard J. “Sacramental Prayer.” Pages 107–108 in Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home. New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.

     Guenther, Margaret. “Books of Prayers.” Pages 72–74 in The Practice of Prayer. Volume 4 in The New Church’s Teaching Series. Cambridge, Mass.: Cowley, 1998.

     Lane, G. Eric. “Cranmer’s Prayer Book and Its Influence.” Pages 17–35 in The Reformation of Worship: 1989 Westminster Conference Papers. Surrey, England: Westminster Conference, 1990.

     Marcus L. Loane. “Thomas Cranmer.” Pages 224–303 in Masters of the English Reformation. 1954. Reprint. Carlisle, Penn.: Banner of Truth Trust, 2005.

     Northumbria Community. Celtic Daily Prayer: Prayers and Readings from the Northumbria Community. New York: HarperOne, 2002.


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