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Mostly Quiet Along the Liturgical Front at GC Hearing

Resolutions propose additions to the BCP without formally printing a new bound version.

What Can 1928 Teach Us?

Edited and introduced by Richard Mammana Jr. The following essay by Harry Boone Porter Jr. (1923-99) was first published in The Anglican, April 1999, pp....

A Proposal for the 81st General Convention

Prayer Book Revision and General Convention, Part 4 By Matthew S. C. Olver This is the final essay in my four-part series on the place of...

An Explanation and an Exploration of 2022-A059

Prayer Book Revision and General Convention, Part Three By Matthew S. C. Olver General Convention Resolution 2018-A068 directed the Task Force on Liturgical and Prayer Book...

A Summary of the Authorization of Liturgical Texts

Prayer Book Revision and General Convention, Part 2 By Matthew S. C. Olver This is the second essay in my series on Resolution 2022-A059, the first...

The Book of Common Prayer in TEC’s Constitution

Prayer Book Revision and General Convention, Part 1: By Matthew S. C. Olver In July of 2022, the 80th General Convention passed Resolution 2022-A059, the first...

The Prayer Book as a Constitutional Document

Debate over Resolution A059 (Amend Article X of the Constitution of The Episcopal Church) has brought attention to a fundamental question for Episcopalians, namely,...

I Taught Canon Law. Then I Went to General Convention.

This is the first in a series of essays on the 80th General Convention and prayer book revision that Covenant will publish in the...

Prayer Book Debate Begins Again for General Convention

The Prayer Book, Liturgy & Music committee will hear testimony on 25 resolutions February 19.

Liturgical Revision’s Unintended Consequences

By Lawrence N. Crumb Liturgical revision always begins with good intentions, but often ends with unintended results. When Archbishop Cranmer compiled the first Book of...

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