Is Contemporary English a fit language for the worship of God? asks Vincent Uher.
English as spoken today is the language of politicians, newsreaders, radio hosts, newspapers, advertisers … it is a language of lies for the telling of lies. Is it possible to write liturgical prayers in contemporary English or some form mid-way between contemporary and Tudor? Yes. But it requires both the greatest care and a clear understanding that it is a missionary concern and not a matter of formation of the standard sacred liturgical rite…
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Sacred English. It just sounds much more respectful.