The Book of Common Prayer

from other Anglican Communions


From the Church of England:

Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments According to the Use of the Church of England:

The standard 1662 Book of Common Prayer.
$29.99 (list) publ. Oxford 1962 

The Book of Common Prayer 1559: The Elizabethan Prayer Book

1559 BCPA marvellous reprint of the 1559 Book of Common Prayer, now back in print after a long absence. Although the spelling and puctuation have been updated, the heart of the text remains. The book also includes an extended essay by John Booty on the books historey and use. Highly recommended to anyone interested in the sources of our Books of Common Prayer.
Hardcover, 427 pages, 9¼ x 6¼
$18.87 (37% off list); publ. Univ. Press of Virginia, 2005


  Cover, 1549 BCPThe First English Prayer Book

A reprint of the 1549 Book of Common Prayer, compiled by Robert Van De Weyer.
Hardcover, 160 pages, 7¼ x 5¼
$12.89 (32% off); publ. Morehouse, 1999

Cover, Collects of CranmerThe Collects of Thomas Cranmer

Frederick C. Berbee, complier; and Pal F. Zahl, editor
Just the Collects, from the 1549 Book of Common Prayer, with historical notes.
Hardcover, 139 pages
$11.56 (32% off list); publ. Eerdmans, 1998

The Daily Book of Common Prayer: Readings and Prayers through the Year

Daily BCP book coverOwen Collins, ed.
Readings from the 1662 BCP rearranged for personal devotions, for each day of the year.
366pp., paperback
(out of print, but available used); publ. Eerdmans, 2000


From the Anglican Church of Canada:

The Book of Alternative Services:

Probably the most commonly used version in Canada. Hardcover.
$13.95 (list); publ. Anglican Book Centre 1988 
[currently available only used; new copies from the Anglican Book Centre]


From the Church of the Province of New Zealand:

A Book of Prayer for New ZealandA New Zealand Prayer Book:

    This is the well-known and highly respected Book of Common Prayer as used in the Anglican Church in New Zealand. It has received "rave reviews" and points the direction to which Anglican liturgy is going. Truly a must-have.
$31.95 (list) publ. HarperCollins 1997



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