Resolved, the House of _____ concurring,
That the catechism be changed in The Book of Common Prayer (page 847) to
quote Micah 6:8 correctly:
“Question: What response did God require
from the chosen people? Answer: God
required the chosen people to be faithful; to love justice, to do
mercy, to do justice, to love mercy and to walk humbly with their
God.”; and be it further
all future printings of The Book of
Common Prayer include this correction in an erratum until a new edition is
I presented the resolution in 2003. The committee referred it to the
Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music, and it has not been heard of
See the official record of their action.
I realized that outcome was likely when I drafted the resolution. It has
value as an education tool.