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Noun1.prayerbook - a book containing prayersprayerbook - a book containing prayers    
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
breviary - (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders
missal - (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year
Psalter, Book of Psalms - a collection of Psalms for liturgical use
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They may preach publicly for all the right causes in the liberal prayerbook - but ultimately they stand for capitalism without a social conscience.
New findings by the author himself (such as textual evidence for associating the Gospels of Augustine with the circle of Gregory the Great, details of the relationship between the Aratea in Leiden and that in Boulogne, the recent history of the Hours of Jeanne de Navarre, the possible early common provenance of the Spinola Hours, the Rothschild Prayerbook and the Tres riches heures) enrich the narratives; and the collation formulae that he provides for each book will gladden the heart of codicologists.
No doubt we often did this with a Bible and a prayerbook. But no nation, however righteous its professions, could act as we did without doing something fearful to itself--without burying deep in itself, in its customs, its institutions, its conditioned reflexes and its psyche, a propensity toward violence.
In littering her poem with such rhetoric, Lanyer echoes prayerbook phrases like "spiritual food," "blessed body and blood," "heavenly feast," and "heavenly table" that characterized the Church of England's Communion liturgy.
Gibbons central thesis is that the Prayerbook provided a rhetoric that enabled English worshippers to demarcate the boundaries of a unified religious community in postReformation England.
As found in every Jewish prayerbook, the Shema Before Sleep at Night is preceded by two paragraphs, the first of which concerns forgiveness.
She made no vows to anyone before an icon or crucifix and read not from the New Testament but from the "prayerbook of all princes," The Spirit of the Laws, written by a simple mortal, the Frenchman Montesquieu.
Many of us learn just enough to follow along in the prayerbook, but the full meaning of the words eludes us; others simply learn to mouth the prayers by rote; still others are silent during prayer.
(46.) Gates of Repentance; The New Union Prayerbook. for the days of awe 325 (1996).
The fourth chapter discusses three major breaks from Classical Reform: the 1999 Pittsburgh Statement of Principles; the new Reform Prayerbook, Mishkan TefUlah-, and the emergence of new rituals.