The celebration of the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer has helped to stimulate a renewed interest in its teaching and fundamental contribution to Anglican identity. Archbishop Cranmer and others involved in the English Reformation knew well that the content and shape of the services and doctrine set out in the Prayer Book were vital ways of teaching congregations biblical truth and the principles of the Christian gospel.
In the Marriage Service we find, encapsulated in rich language, the reformed theology of
SIMON VIBERT is Vice-Principal of Wycliff e Hall, Oxford, and a Trustee of the Latimer Trust. His publications include The Diamond Marriage (Christian Focus 1995) and Stress. The Path to Peace (IVP 2014).
First Published 2014: 64 pages
ISBN: 978 1 906327 26 2
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