Out of the dust of the ground and by his own “inbreathing,” God also forms us, who say the Daily Office.
Many of us wish for clear sailing on prayer book revision, but we run a real danger of getting caught by a whirlpool on one side and rocky shoals on the other.
Our post-Communion prayer affirms that we aren’t merely tolerated by God. No, we are graciously accepted.
Is prayer book revision a rational response to a current encounter? Or could this perhaps represent a more habitual response?
In the past, the Episcopal Church was not, and even now is not, what American taste particularly liked.
For the sake of mission, we need to rediscover the gospel that the BCP empowers us to pray.
We don't need prayer book revision in the church; we need prayer book recovery.