Anglican and Episcopal History

Published quarterly by the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church, Anglican and Episcopal History contains book reviews, society announcements, church reviews, and feature articles.

Articles from Vol. 71, No. 3, September

A History of English Christianity, 1920-2000
ADRIAN HASTINGS. A History of English Christianity, 1920-2000. 4th ed. London: SCM Press, 2001. Pp. lxi + 720, introduction, index. £25 (paper).Readers of the following comments should consider them an addendum to the enthusiastic review in these pages...
A View from the Mountains: Episcopal Missionary Depictions of the Igorot of Northern Luzon, the Philippines, 1903-1916
INTRODUCTIONAt least since the publication of Edward Said's pioneering and controversial Orientalism in 1978, there has been a great deal of interest among historians in the relationship between Western discourse and Western action in the East.1 Whether...
Black Bishop: Edward T. Demby and the Struggle for Racial Equality in the Episcopal Church
MICHAEL J. BEAKY. Black Bishop: Edward T. Demby and the Struggle for Racial Equality in the Episcopal Church. Studies in Anglican History. Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2001. Pp. xvi + 305, bibliography, index. $34.95.One of the...
Christian Social Witness
HAROLD T. LEWIS. Christian Social Witness. New Church's Teaching Series. Boston, Massachusetts: Cowley Publications, 2001. Pp. xii + 162, bibliographic essay. $11.95 (paper).This book, volume ten of the New Church's Teaching series, explores Anglican...
Churches of Somerset County, Maryland: Evolving Church Architecture in the Changing Rural Landscape of Somerset County, Maryland, 1660-1993
CAROL F. JOPLING. Churches of Somerset County, Maryland: Evolving Church Architecture in the Changing Rural Landscape of Somerset County, Maryland, 1660-1993. Annapolis, Maryland: The Annapolis Publishing Company, 2000. Pp. xix + 372, illustrations,...
Damned Souls in a Tobacco Colony: Religion in a Tobacco Colony
EDWARD L. BOND. Damned Souls in a Tobacco Colony: Religion in a Tobacco Colony. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2000. Pp. xi + 323, preface, index, bibliography. $35.00.Readers of Edward Bond's Damned Souls in a Tobacco Colony will never think...
Essays and Reviews. the 1860 Text and Its Reading
A Review Article: VICTOR SHEA AND WILLIAM WHITLA, EDS. Essays and Reviews. The 1860 Text and Its Reading. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2000. Pp. xxiv + 1,057, appendices, bibliography, indices. $90.00.The publication of Essays...
Lectures on the Present Position of Catholics in England
JOHN HENRY NEWMAN. Lectures on the Present Position of Catholics in England. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000. Pp. Ixxxv + 500, introduction, appendix and editor's notes. $40.00.The present volume, a well-bound hardback edition,...
New Frontiers in American Episcopal History
Last summer, 2001, the editorial office sent out sixty letters to members of the board of directors of the Historical Society, to the editorial board, and to others who have been writing the history of the Episcopal Church. In early October, the letter...
Not Angels, but Anglicans. A History of Christianity in the British Isles
HENRY CHADWICK, CONSULTING EDITOR. Not Angels, but Anglicans. A History of Christianity in the British Isles. Published in association with the Church Times. Norwich, England: The Canterbury Press, Norwich, 2000. Pp. ix + 303. £19.99 (paper).These essays...
One of God's Irregulars: William Overton Johnston and the Challenge to the Church to Divest from Apartheid South Africa, 1954-1971
William Overton Johnston founded Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa in New York City on 12 June 1956.1 From then until his death in 1998 he conducted a ministry to help liberate southern Africa from the apartheid system of white supremacy.Johnston...
Phillips Brooks: Pulpit Eloquence
DAVID B. CHESEBROUGH. Phillips Brooks: Pulpit Eloquence. Great American Orators, Number 30. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001. Pp. xxi + 188, bibliography, index. $77.00.This study of the life, thought, and preaching style of Phillips Brooks...
Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England
IAN GREEN. Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. xxiii + 691, appendices, index. $110.00.Print and Protestantism, the second volume in Ian Green's planned three-part series on Protestant education...
Pusey as Consistent and Wise: Some Comparisons with Newman*
To describe Edward Bouverie Pusey in the words of my title is a verdict that many would have prepared to endorse during Pusey's own lifetime and perhaps still more so after his death once they had read Liddon's four volumed biography. Two centuries on...
Rival Jerusalems. the Geography of Victorian Religion
K. D. M. SNELL AND PAUL S. ELL. Rival Jerusalems. The Geography of Victorian Religion. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xvi + 499, introduction, appendices, bibliography, index. $74.95.This book is the first substantial fruits...
Straightening the Altars: The Ecclesiastical Vision and Pastoral Achievements of the Progressive Bishops under Elizabeth I, 1559-1579
SCOTT A. WENIG. Straightening the Altars: The Ecclesiastical Vision and Pastoral Achievements of the Progressive Bishops under Elizabeth I, 1559-1579. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. Pp. xi + 290, introduction, appendix, bibliography, index. $61.95.While...
The Church in an Age of Danger: Parsons and Parishioners, 1660-1740
DONALD A. SPAETH. The Church in an Age of Danger: Parsons and Parishioners, 1660-1740. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xiii + 279, bibliography, index. $64.95The title of Donald Spaeth's remarkable 1985 Brown University doctoral...
The Creation of the Diocese of Washington and Washington National Cathedral
The diocese of Washington was established by General Convention on 8 October 1895. The cathedral foundation received a charter from Congress on 6 January 1893. Why was it that the diocese of Washington centered in the nation's capital was not established...