- The prayers set forth in the Prayer Book under the title, "Prayers and Thanksgivings upon several Occasions," such as the Prayer for Congress to be used during their session; the prayer for a Sick Person; Thanksgiving for Recovery from Sickness, etc., which are read on request.
American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. William James Miller, M.A., B.D.. 1901.
Look at other dictionaries:
PRAYER BOOKS — Books containing the texts of the customary daily prayers did not exist in ancient times. Sources of tannaitic and amoraic times take it as understood that prayer is by heart (e.g., Ber. 5:3–5; RH 4:5–6; Ta an. 2:2). In public prayer the reader… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
East Syrian Rite — The East Syrian Rite is a Christian liturgy, also known as the Assyro Chaldean Rite, Assyrian or Chaldean Rite, and the Persian Rite although it originated in Edessa, Mesopotamia. It was used historically in the Church of the East, and remains … Wikipedia
East Syrian Rite — East Syrian Rite † Catholic Encyclopedia ► East Syrian Rite Also known as the Chaldean, Assyrian, or Persian Rite. History and Origin This rite is used by the Nestorians and also by Eastern Catholic bodies in Syria,… … Catholic encyclopedia
Siddur — A siddur (Hebrew: סידור; plural siddurim ) is a Jewish prayer book, containing a set order of daily prayers. This article discusses how some of these prayers evolved, and how the siddur, as we know it today has developed. A separate article,… … Wikipedia
Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives — House Speaker John Boehner and Mino … Wikipedia
Chaplain of the United States Senate — Opening prayer being delivered by Senate Chaplain ZeBarney Thorne Phillips, 1939 … Wikipedia
Portals of Prayer — is a quarterly publication of the Concordia Publishing House of St. Louis, Missouri, the denominational publisher for The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod with a printed circulation of almost 900,000 copies each quarter. The 4 x 6 publication… … Wikipedia
BOOKS — Production and Treatment The history of Hebrew bookmaking is as old as the history of the Jewish people and goes back for more than 3,000 years. It may be divided into three periods: from earliest times to the final editing of the Talmud (sixth… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Tkhine — Tkhines (Yiddish for prayers , supplications ), pronounced tkhiners the i is pronounced as in fit and the kh like the ch in Scottish loCH . Dating from the 17th century they were Yiddish language prayer books intended for use by Ashkenazic Jewish … Wikipedia
AVIGNON — (sometimes called in Hebrew Ir ha gefanim city of grapes ; gefen = vigne, i.e., vine), capital of the department of Vaucluse, southeastern France, formerly part of provence . Avignon was the residence of the popes for some years after 1309. In… … Encyclopedia of Judaism