Ekitabo Loka Ailip Naka Ituŋa Kere (1957)
Ekitabo loka ailip naka ituŋa kere ido loka akorakin asakarementon ka ipitenio ice lukapolok luka ailip naka ekanisa ido ka isabulin. Kwape ejaar eipone loka Ekanisa loka England, loeseunitai aitwasam kotoma aanyanaret naka Upper Nile.
Ateso Prayer Book.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1957.
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Ateso is a major Nilo-Saharan language of Uganda, used also in neighboring Kenya.
This translation was published for use in the former Diocese of the Upper Nile, which was then part of the British Protectorate of Uganda. The State Prayers in this translation mention Queen Elizabeth II, Philip Duke of Edinburgh, and Charles Prince of Wales in keeping with their places in the Monarchy of Uganda before its abolition in 1963.
In a noteworthy indication of contemporary missionary strategy, the ordinal contains services only for ordination to the diaconate and priesthood, with an indigenous episcopacy as yet unconsidered.
This text is identified as No. 174:4 in David Griffiths's Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer 1549-1999 (London: The British Library; New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2002). It was digitized in 2015 by Richard Mammana from a personal copy.