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Service Books.

Books containing forms of worship. Before the Reformation there were many such books, including, e.g., breviaries (see Breviary), cantionales (see Cantionale), missals (see Missal), sacramentaries (see Sacramentary), troparia.* In Luth. chs., agenda* and lectionaries (see Lectionary) are common, in addition to books containing liturgies and hymnals with directives for conducting services. Antiphonaries (see Antiphonary) and other books containing musical settings are also used.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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