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Who was Archbishop Cranmer and what was the context of his time?


Hear Bishop Jonathan Holland share about the genius of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer: “He said ‘We’ll put together a prayer book’…The first Prayer Book came out in 1549. It was a little bit conservative, but it began to pick up all the kinds of ideas and principles that were in Thomas Cranmer’s head”

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This video is from the St Francis College Short Course, ‘Understanding Worship’, and is part of Theme 2: Loving A Prayer Book for Australia. The short course features lecturers and friends of St Francis College, the theological college of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland, and is designed to help you engage more meaningfully with worship. Check out all the videos for the ‘What is worship?’ theme online, where you will also find discussion questions and handouts to download.

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