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Published: 23 August 2018

160 Pages | 8 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198803928

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The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

Brian Cummings

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating history of the Book of Common Prayer, from medieval to modern times
  • Explores the significance of the book on the daily lives of millions of practising Christians, today and throughout history
  • Discusses how the book has been used in relation to politics, highlighting its ongoing importance and controversies
  • Considers the book in the context of imperial and post-colonial settings
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies published worldwide