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Beeson Divinity School to Observe Book of Common Prayer Anniversary

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1999-04-16Mary Wimberley, phone (205) 726-2922, e-mail mlwimber@samford.edu

Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, in cooperation with the Cathedral Church of the Advent, will observe the 450th anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer with special events on Tuesday, April 20. The public is invited.

A lecture/discussion will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Divinity Hall S111. A service of Holy Communion in accordance with the rubrics of the 1549 prayer book will be held at 11 a.m. in Beeson Divinity Chapel.

The classic theological, liturgical and literary text was first promulgated in England on March 7, 1549, under the auspices of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer.

 

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