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Thursdays@Bruton: The Evolution of the Book of Common Prayer
 
Coordinated by the Adult Christian Education & Formation Committee, this upcoming series continues the Thursdays @ Bruton program begun in the fall, The Evolution of the Bible.  Join us on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Coffee, dessert and discussion will be available at 6:30 p.m. before each free program.

Thursday, May 3
Origin of the Book of Common Prayer
Click here to watch a video of the presentation on Bruton's YouTube Channel.
When the program began in Lewis Hall at 7:00 p.m., there was more light available.
Unfortunately, the presentation loses a lot of lighting, but you can at least hear the presentation.
We'll see if we can adjust the lighting before the next program.
To view the slide presentation, please click here.
 

Thursday, May 10
England’s Book of Common Prayer (1662)
Click here to watch a video of the presentation on Bruton's YouTube Channel.

Thursday, May 17
The Scottish Prayer Book and Its Connection to the American Book of Common Prayer
The Rev. Robert W. Prichard, Ph.D.
Click here to view a video of the presentation on Bruton's YouTube Channel.

Professor Robert W. Prichard first taught at Virginia Theological Seminary as an adjunct faculty member in 1980, joining the faculty full-time in 1983. He is currently the Arthur Lee Kinsolving Professor of Christianity in America and Instructor in Liturgy. He completed his Ph.D. in church history at Emory University in Atlanta, where he focused on theological discourse in the 19th - century Episcopal Church. He previously earned an M.Div. at Berkeley at Yale Divinity School.  He is the author or editor of 8 books and has served broadly in church and academy. He is first vice president of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church and a clerical deputy to General Convention (2006, 2009) from the Diocese or Virginia. He served from 2000 to 2007 as a member of the Anglican-Roman Catholic consultation in the U.S.A. (ARCUSA) and has lectured widely to Anglican educational and clerical groups in Latin America.
 

Thursday, May 24
Development and Revisions to the American Book of Common Prayer
The Rev'd Christopher L. Epperson, rector
Click here to view a video of the presentation on Bruton's YouTube Channel.
 
 

Thursday, May 31
Prayer Book 101: Clergy overview

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Last Published: June 4, 2012 9:05 AM