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French Reformed Liturgy of 1555: Some Background

Since Eric Hutchinson has shared his delightful translations of certain prayers contained in┬áLiturgia Sacra, a 16th century French Reformed prayer book, I thought it pertinent to give some background to this particular liturgy and its author. The book gives us the details of its origin. It was published in 1555 in Frankfort am Main by […]

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The Fifth of November and the Liturgy of Thanks

As mentioned in our post on the history of Halloween, the great holiday around this time in post-Reformation England was neither All Saints Day nor Reformation Day, but rather Guy Fawkes Day. The Fifth of November became a national holiday, a day of thanksgiving, in 1606, and it continued to be a vastly popular holiday […]