To arrive at a searching scholarly examination of the “four action shape of the Communion Liturgy” by way of Germain Greer, Desmond Wilcox, and Madonna is no mean feat. Spink’s approach is quixotic and may not find universal approval.
Volume 30 Advent 1996
In 1995 the Presbytery of Perth resolved that at each occasion of ordination to the ministry of Word and Sacrament, the newly ordained minister should preside at the sacrament of Holy Communion. The article records the thinking which lay behind that decision and some of the arguments for and against the practice.
This is a very useful little history of the offering of daily prayers at the start of each day in the House of Commons, including the origins and structures of the prayers themselves. There is a good bibliography.
A set of prayers for morning worship.
The insights provided by Bruce Neill in this short article on his almost 25 years as a naval chaplain, are enough to persuade the reader that he was anything but ‘at sea’. One might have wished that the article itself had been longer.
cf The Record 1995 for the institution of these services.
Patterns of Worship, Church House Publishing
The Psalmody of Covenanting Times, from The Annual, May 1934.