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« on: October 22, 2014, 07:06:14 PM »

Has anyone purchased a copy of the prayer book recently published by Ancient Faith Publications, and if so, what do you think of it?

http://store.ancientfaith.com/the-ancient-faith-prayer-book/
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« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2014, 07:12:05 PM »

I've heard it's pretty bare and not worth purchasing.

I think it's hard for any prayer book to beat the one put out by the Erie Old Ritualists.
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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2014, 08:25:36 PM »

From what I've read, this prayerbook is supposed to be an alternative to the prayerbook which use Jacobean English.  I think this prayerbook is a solution in search of a problem.  It is pretty stripped down though it does have more psalms in the morning prayer section, for instance.  I just don't see what need it is satisfying. If you want a truncated, non-Jacobean English, GOARCH produces one.
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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2014, 09:15:58 PM »

Looking at the contents, I really don't see the point of publishing this prayer book. I am generally puzzled by the proliferation of prayer books which often have bare bones material and do not offer any apparent advantage over others.
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2014, 09:18:07 PM »

I wish they would work on a Horologion or even a Psalter that does not require you to buy an analogion or steroids. 
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2014, 11:26:37 PM »

I've heard it's pretty bare and not worth purchasing.

I think it's hard for any prayer book to beat the one put out by the Erie Old Ritualists.

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