Daily Archives: December 28, 2020

The Relative Positions of the Presider, Table, and Assembly at Communion Part III

Presiding from the North Side of the Table The 1662 Prayer Book prescribes that the priest preside from the north side of the table. Though it was the universal Anglican practice from the Restoration until the mid-nineteenth century, north side presidency is little known among Anglicans today.[1] Considering its general obscurity, I will explore the…

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