RE: [liturgy-l] Re: Are rubrics binding?
I must say I *LOVE* this turn of phrase. I don't think I've ever heard
it, but when I use it I'll be sure to offer the correct attribution :)
>>>> This tended to fry my socks
Ah, those were the days, when we fought over things of some import--liturgy,
theology, and such--rather than sex, secularism, and the like.
As my bishop says often, "Oh, for a good heresy trial!"
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| You are right that charges can be brought against priests for
| violating the rubrics of the Book of Common Prayer. During the mid to
| late 1800s, many ecclesiastical trials were held, because some priests
| were practitioners of "ritualism" or "Romanism." From this persecution
| grew the Anglo-Catholic Movement of the Anglican Communion.