In the finale to her account (507-26), Koller surveys the situation in Germany's Protestant neighbour states, among whom Denmark-Norway used the occasion to participate in the reform of 1700, while Sweden and Great Britain decided to emend the civil and ecclesiastical calendar
at their own pace.
The dating style that nails a letter to a specific day (or date) of the ecclesiastical calendar
was commonly employed.
With this, at least, Christians may have sympathized: "Christian experts on the ecclesiastical calendar
took care to learn about the Jewish holidays as well.
To confuse the matter slightly the tax year in the UK actually starts on April 6, which reflects the old ecclesiastical calendar
Disputes between the churches also arose over rituals, the ecclesiastical calendar
, the use of unleavened or leavened bread in the celebration of the Eucharist, the question about whether clergy should marry, and what the creed should include.
He has established September 1 (the beginning of the Orthodox Ecclesiastical Calendar
) as a day of prayer "for protection of the environment."
The experience of time also changed as the ecclesiastical calendar
was revised and as saints' days lost much of their earlier significance.
In the ecclesiastical calendar
St Barnabas Day (June 11) was traditionally the day haymaking would commence, but it has been discovered that this is also the day gooseberry growers begin to thin their crops with the aim of growing fewer but much larger potentially prize worthy fruits.
Consequently, the discrepancy between the ecclesiastical calendar
and the astronomical reality grew.
Ash Wednesday is fixed into the ecclesiastical calendar
. Even so it receives scant attention.
Basil is celebrated throughout the year with special additions particular to the day of the ecclesiastical calendar
. The present volume gives a transcription for the day commemorating St.