"Ethnic Cleansing" Feared in Church [Replacement of Current Book of Alternative Services and Book of Prayer with One Book]
It has been 14 years since the Book of Alternative
Services appeared on the horizon. Now, with General
Synod needing to make a decision in 2001 on its future -
and potentially also on the Book of Common Prayer - a
member of the Prayer Book Society executive said he
fears an "ethnic cleansing" of the Prayer Book ethos,
should the church decide to develop one book of liturgy
to replace the current prayer book and the dominant
alternative book of services.
In a sermon delivered in May in Montreal, Prayer
Book Society vice-president David Curry said "we face,
dare I say, almost a kind of ethnic cleansing …
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Publication information: Article title: "Ethnic Cleansing" Feared in Church [Replacement of Current Book of Alternative Services and Book of Prayer with One Book]. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 125. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 1999. Page number: Not available. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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