Religion: Shaw on the Prayer Book

Old George Bernard Shaw believes in going to church when nobody else is there. An agnostic, he is not a member of the Church of England, but as an educated Briton he knows the Church services. They annoy him. Cheery, bustling vicar of London's famed St. Martin's-in-the-Fields is the Rev. Pat McCormick, who edits an unparochial magazine, St. Martin's Review, with a worldwide circulation of over 10,000, a host of famed contributors. In the April Review George Bernard Shaw had his heretical say about the Church of England's Prayer Book.

Since Archbishop Cranmer drew up the first Anglican Book of Common Prayer...

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