The Great Litany, to be used by many of us this coming Sunday, was the first official vernacular liturgy for the Church of England.
In 1997, Neil Alexander said that "it is not a perfect book and could stand some general improvement in some fairly critical places. But I believe ..."
I do not wish to imply in any way that the SCLM is trying to introduce a new Trinitarian theology. Rather, I want to suggest that the Trinitarian implications of their revisions take a back seat to the stated goal of removing gendered language for God.
The way I am providing a picture of the revised eucharistic rite as a whole in Enriching Our Worship is to outline a summary of the ways in which it changes and edits the Rite II communion service in the current 1979 BCP.
When it comes to telling the story of the gospel in the Episcopal Church, I believe there is no clearer and no better way to tell it than with the traditional prayer book liturgy found in Rite 1
We fear that a revised prayer book would not be written for the church committed to the Bible and the faith of the apostles, but for the church of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism, with all particularistic and judgmental edges shorn off.
Fr. Matthew Olver argues that the proper position for the priest at prayer is facing the altar, facing the East.
John Mason Lock writes on the "journey through time and space" in Rite I's intercessions.