Anglican Theological Review

The Anglican Theological Review is a quarterly journal devoted to theological reflection. The Anglican Theological Review includes peer-reviewed essays and articles of interest to the Anglican community, including articles on the arts, philosophy, and sciences.

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 3, Summer

A Monk's Confession: The Memoirs of Guibert of Nogent
A Monk's Confession: The Memoirs of Guibert of Nogent. Translated and with an Introduction by Paul J. Archambault. University Park. PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995. xl + 225 pp. $ 35.00 (cloth). $14.95 (paper). Sex and crime are not...
Anglican Orders: Essays on the Centenary of Apostolicae Curae, 1896-1996
Anglican Orders: Essays on the Centenary of Apostolicae Curae, 1896-1996. Edited and with an Introduction by R. William Franklin. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 1996. 149 pp. $17.'95 (paper). There is a certain irony in the filet that, for Anglicans,...
Anglican Writers at Century's End: An Evelyn Underhill Primer
The Many Faces of Evelyn Underhill Evelyn Underhill is one of the best-known Anglican authors of this century. Her writings are as numerous as they are diverse. She has over forty books and anthologies bearing her name, which along with her over 400...
A Tribute to Ernst Kasemann and a Theological Testament
PAUL F. M. ZAHL* On February 14, 1998 the New Testament scholar and theologian Ernst Kasemann died. He was 91 years old. He was buried from the Protestant Parish of Tbingen-Lustnau on February 25th. For all who knew him, let alone the very wide circle...
Christology from Within
Christology from Within. By Mark McIntosh. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996. $29.00 (cloth). I can personally attest that the very name of Hans Urs von Balthasar has become "encoded" (to use postmodern-speak) in Roman Catholicism...
Coventry Cathedral: Art and Architecture in Post-War Britain
Coventry Cathedral: Art and Architecture in Post-War Britain. By Louis,e Campbell. Clarendon Studies in the History of Art. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. xviii + 287 pp. $140.00 (cloth). Louise Campbell's study is a masterful retelling of the rebuilding...
Early Christian Thought in Its Jewish Context / the Body of Faith
Early Christian Thought in Its Jewish Context. Edited by John Barclay and John Sweet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. vx + 297 pp. $59.95 (cloth). The Body of Faith. By Jacob Neusner and Bruce D. Chilton (Christianity and Judaism: The Formative...
Editor's Notes
By the time this issue of the Anglican Theological Review reaches most readers, the Lambeth Conference of Bishops from all parts of the Anglican Communion will have come and gone. The expectation among those who know about such matters is that this may...
God's Just Vengeance: Crime, Violence and the Rhetoric of Salvation
God's Just Vengeance: Crime, Violence and the Rhetoric of Salvation. By Timothy Gorringe. Cambridge Studies in Ideology and Religion 9, Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiv + 280 pp. $59.95 (cloth), $17.95 (paper). This Series aims to `give all objective,...
Grace and Mortgage: The Language of Faith and the Debt of the World
Grace and Mortgage: the Language of Faith and the Debt of the Worid. By Peter Selby. London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1997. xv + 191 pp. 10.95 (paper). Early in 1998 the British Government launched the Mauritius Mandate, a plan to help resolve the debt...
Heretics: The Other Side of Early Christianity
Heretics: The Other Side of Early Christianity. By Gerd Ludemann, translated by John Bowden. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1996. xvi + 335pp. $24.00 (cloth). Gerd Ludemann has expended considerable energy in exploring the hearesies of the...
Introducing the Christian Faith
Introducing the Christian Faith. By Arthur Michael Ramsey. London: SCM Press, 1961. Rpt. 1996 by Terry and Mary Kohler. 97 pp. $5.00 (paper). This little book, originally preached as a mission to Oxford University in 1960, intends to present the basics...
Jeremiah. Volume II
Jeremiah. Volume II. By William McKane. International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1996. clxxiv + 1396 pp. $69.95 (cloth). With the publication of this second volume, McKane 's commentary on Jeremiah is now complete. In this volume...
Living at the Edge: Sacrament and Solidarity in Leadership
Living at the Edge: Sacrament and Solidarity in Leadership. By Penny Jamieson, Bishop of Dunedin. London: Mowbray, 1997. L11.99 (paper). Bishops are under particular scrutiny these days, the kindly act of the bishop in Elephant Man notwithstanding. The...
Lovers of the Place: Monasticism Loose in the Church / Friend of the Soul: A Benedictine Spirituality of Work
Lovers of the Place: Monasticism Loose in the Church. By Francis Kline Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1997. x + 134pp. $11.95 (paper). Friend of the Soul: A Benedictine Spirituality of Work. By Norvene Vest Cambridge and Boston, MA: Cowley Pubilcations,...
Midrash Tanhuma
Midrash 'Tanhuma. Translated into English with Indices and Brief Note, (S. Buber Recension). Volume II: Exodus and Leviticus. By John T. Townsend. Hoboken, NJ: Ktav Publishing House, Inc., 1997. 394 pp. $69.50 (cloth). When John Townsend's first volume...
New Image of Religious Film / Imaging the Divine: Jesus and Christ-Figures in Film
New Image of Religious Film. Edited by John R. May. Communication, Culture and Theology. Kansas City, MO: Sheed and Ward, 1997. xiii + 337 pp. $29.45 (paper). Imaging the Divine: Jesus and Christ-Figures in Film. By Lloyd Baugh. Communication, Culture...
Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent
Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent. By Jeffrey F. Hamburger. California Studies in the History of Art, vol. 37. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1997. xxiv + 318 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Art historical studies...
Rule of Prayer, Rule of Faith: Essays in Honor of Aidan Kavanagh
Rule of Prayer, Rule of Faith: Essays in Honor of Aidan Kavanagh, O. S. B. Edited by Nathan Mitchell and John F. Baldovin, S.J. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1996. 351 pp. $34.95 (paper). This book celebrates the extraordinary life, ministry, scholarship,...
Some Recent Books on Liturgy
The famous Lean Inge of St. Paul's, London, was supposedly asked once if he were interested in liturgy. "No," he replied, "nor do I collect postage stamps." The ongoing liturgical explosion (in several senses) of our time has made it difficult for Anglicans...
Suffering and Post-Modern Consciousness: The Imaginative Appropriation of Tradition in Contemporary Culture
SANDRA M. LEVY* Suffering is a topic of wide interest these days. Horrendous suffering, pain, loss, or destruction follows from some sinful acts (e.g., drowning two helpless little sons in a lake) or natural disasters (e.g., a sudden spring blizzard...
The Carmelite Way: An Ancient Path for Today's Pilgrim
The Carmelite Way. An Ancient Path for Today's Pilgrim. By John Welch, O. Carm. New York: Paulist, 1996. iv + 185pp. $12.95 (paper). This is a popular introduction to Carmelite spirituality from the author of When Gods Die, the well-known introduction...
The Future of Anglicanism: Essays on Faith and Order
The Future of Anglicanism: Essays on Faith and Order. Edited by The Reverend Robert Hannaford, Director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity at Canterbury Christ Church College, England. Leominster: Gracewing, 1996. x + 155 pp. $18.50 (paper)....
The Heterodox Hegel
The Heterodox Hegel, by Cyril O'Regan. Albany: State University Press of New York, 1994 xv. + 515 pp. $74.50 (cloth), $24.95 (paper). O'Regan has written an original and valuable book dealing with issues at the center of Hegel's thought. The work is...
The Invisible Made Visible: Angels from the Vatican
Angels are everywhere-or so it seems in contemporary America. Our neighbors sport angel lapel pins, we are served drinks with angel cocktail napkins, five can keep track of our lives on angel calendars, we watch "Touched by an Angel" on television, and...
The Psychology of Religious Behavior, Belief and Experience
The Psychology of Religious Behavior, Belief and Experience. By Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi and Michael Argyle. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. xii + 256 pp. $21.99 (paper). The figure of Sigmund Freud casts a pervasive shadow across the literature...
The Role of Spiritual Direction in the Context of Theological Education
PHILIP F. SHELDRAKE* Although there are a number of specific aspects of spiritual direction that I might have chosen for attention, I prefer to ask a more general question. What is the overall role of spiritual direction within theological education...
The Sky Is Red: Discerning the Signs of the Times
The Sky Is Red: Discerning the Signs of the Times. By Kenneth Leech. London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1997. 279 pp. L13.95 (paper). "We stand on volcanic not solid ground" (quoting Berdyaev, p. 188). This is a disturbing book by a disturbed man. It...
The Social Origins of Christian Architecture. Volume I: Building God's House in the Roman World: Architectural Adaptation among Pagans, Jews and Christians; Volume II: Texts
The Social Origins of Christian Architecture. Volume I: Building God's House in the Roman World: Architectural Adaptation Among Pagans, Jews and Christians; Volume II: Texts and Monuments for the Christian Domus Ecclesiae and Its Environment. By L Michael...