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. 76, No. 1, March

Announcements
ABOUT THE NEW EDITORReaders of Anglican and Episcopal History will be interested in learning about the new editor, Edward Lawrence Bond, whose essay on Commissary James Blair appears in this issue.Professor Bond is a graduate of the College of William...
Apostle to the Wilderness: Bishop John Medley and the Evolution of the Anglican Church
BARRY L. CRAIG. Apostle to the Wilderness: Bishop John Medley and the Evolution of the Anglican Church. Madison, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005. Pp. 246, illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. $45.00.Barry L. Craig writes...
A Prologue to the Biography of the Reverend James Blair*
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,for his mercy endures for ever.Give thanks to the God of Gods,for his mercy endures for ever.The author of a collection of sermons first published in 1722 as Our Saviour's Divine Sermon on the Mount...Explain'd;...
A Religious History of the American People
A Review Article: SYDNEY E. AHLSTROM. A Religious History of the American People, Second edition, with a new Foreword and concluding chapter by David D. Hall. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1972, 2004. Pp. Xxiv +1174, bibliographies, index....
A Sacramental Life Trinity Episcopal Church, Princeton, New Jersey Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 20 August 2006
Nassau Street cuts east-west through Princeton, New Jersey, separating Princeton University on the south side from trendy shops on the north. West of the university, the road changes its name to Stockton Street, and within a few hundred yards it passes...
Bishop Charles Inglis and Bishop Samuel Seabury: High Churchmanship in Varying New World Contexts
In the years immediately following the American Revolution, the proponents of New England high churchmanship finally realized their vision of episcopacy in the New World. After fruitless decades of lobbying English authorities, primitive episcopacy arrived...
Encyclopedia of Religion in the South
SAMUEL S. HILL AND CHARLES H. LJBBY, EDS. Encyclopedia of Religion in the South. second edition, revised, updated, and expanded. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2005. Pp. xv + 854. $60.00.This revision of the Encyclopedia of Religion in the...
Evangelicalism in the Church of England, C. 1790-C. 1890: A Miscellany
MARK SMITH AND STEPHEN TAYLOR, EDS. Evangelicalism in the Church of England, c. 1790-c. 1890: A Miscellany. Woodbridge, Suffolk England: Boydell Press (for the Church of England Record Society), 2004. Pp. xii + 340, index. £50.This is the second miscellany...
George Gifford and the Reformation of the Common Sort: Puritan Priorities in Elizabethan Religious Life
TIMOTHY SCOTT MCGINNIS. George Gifford and the Reformation of the Common Sort: Puritan Priorities in Elizabethan Religious Life. Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies. Kirksville, Missouri: Truman State University Press, 2004. Pp. xiii +191, illus., maps,...
Glory Descending: Michael Ramsey and His Writings
DOUGLAS DALES, JOHN HABGOOD, GEOFFREY ROWELL, AND ROWAN WILLIAMS. Glory Descending: Michael Ramsey and His Writings. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2005. Pp. xxi + 258, introduction, bibliography, index. $25.00.The review of Owen Chadwick's...
Hidden Jesuits?: "Romanizing" and Inquest at the General Theological Seminary, 1845
In June 1845, the faculty of the General Theological Seminary issued its annual report to the institution's board of trustees. It included a roster of current and incoming students, as well as the customary list of those who had left the seminary over...
Impassioned Virginia Loyalist and New Brunswick Pioneer: The Reverend John Agnew
The most prominent, zealous, and active clerical loyalist in revolutionary Virginia was John Agnew, rector of Suffolk Parish in Nansemond County, an ecclesiastical unit of the established Church of England.1 A neighbor declared that Agnew "was the most...
Making English Morals: Voluntary Association and Moral Reform in England 1787-1886
M.J.D. ROBERTS. Making English Morals: Voluntary Association and Moral Reform in England 1787-1886. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xii + 321, introduction, bibliography, index. $75.00.Moral reform is defined in this fine and...
Multiculturalism and Bilingualism in Spanish Harlem St. Edward the Martyr, New York City, the 5th Sunday of Easter 2006
Multiculturalism and Bilingualism in Spanish Harlem St. Edward the Martyr, New York City, the 5th Sunday of Easter 2006St. Edward the Martyr, San Eduardo el Martir, is located on East 109th Street in Manhattan, just off Central Park in the midst of low-rise...
Secularisation/Anglican Difficulties. A New Syllabus of Errors
EDWARD NORMAN. Secularisation. London, England, and New York, New York: Continuum, 2002. Pp. xiv + 159. $15.95. Anglican Difficulties. A New Syllabus of Errors. London, England, and New York, New York: Morehouse/Continuum, 2004. Pp. xiv + 152. $12.95.At...
The Episcopal Church Typified Trinity Episcopal Church, Columbus, Ohio Second Sunday after Pentecost, 18 June 2006
Ohio is frequently described as America's social and economic heartland, and its political bellwether. In the same vein, Trinity Episcopal Church, Columbus, typifies mainstream Anglicanism in the United States. At every step of its history, it has been...
William Stringfellow in Anglo-American Perspective
ANTHONY DANCER, ED. William Stringfellow in Anglo-American Perspective. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005. Pp. v + 200, introduction, bibliography, index. $94.95.In an effort to reintroduce the world to a forgotten theologian, Anthony...
Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Change and Continuity in Religious Practice
KARIN MAAG AND JOHN D. WITVLIET, EDS. Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Change and Continuity in Religious Practice. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004. Pp. xiii + 353, index. $30.00 (paper).General histories of the...