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. 73, No. 4, December

Cathedral and Community: A History of St. George's Cathedral, Perth
JOHN TONKIN. Cathedral and Community: A History of St. George's Cathedral, Perth. Crawley, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press, 2001. Pp. xii + 232, introduction, illustrations, bibliography, index. $40.50.In the culture of Anglicanism...
Celebrating 110 Years of Portuguese-Language Ministry Catedral Da Santíssima Trinidade, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sol, Brazil 18 June 2000
Celebrating 110 Years of Portuguese-language Ministry Catedral Da Santissima Trinidade, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil 18 June 2000Holy Trinity Cathedral in Porto Alegre, Brazil is a well-maintained gothic building, on which construction began...
Christians and Missionaries in India: Cross-Cultural Communication since 1500
ROBERT ERIC FRYKENBERG, ED. Christians and Missionaries in India: Cross-Cultural Communication since 1500. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Kerdmans, 2003. Pp. xii + 419, index. $39.00 (paper).In the often tense religious climate in contemporary India,...
Dedication of the African American Episcopal Historical Collection
The formal dedication and opening of the African American Episcopal Historical Collection at Virginia Theological Seminary will take place on Thursday, 24 February 2005. This project to document the history and contributions of African Americans to the...
Discovering Common Mission: Lutherans and Episcopalians Together
ROBERT BOAK SLOCUM AND DON S. ARMENTROUT, EDS. Discovering Common Mission: Lutherans and Episcopalians Together. New York, New York: Church Publishing Incorporated, 2003. Pp. xx + 253, glossary, bibliography. $25.00.Since the time of the Tudors, there...
Easter Sabbath for Adventists Holloway Seventh-Day Adventist Church, London, England, 19 April 2003
Easter Sabbath for Adventists Holloway Seventh-day Adventist Church, London, England, 19 April 2003Holloway Seventh-day Adventist Church is set into the commercial buildings that line Holloway Road in the Islington area of London. It has a rounded roof,...
From Meissen to Porvoo and Beyond
INTRODUCTIONIn its early phase-the 1520s, 30s and 40s-the Reformation in England was much influenced by the Lutheran Reformation, by the writings of Martin Luther and other reformers, by travellers and scholars, by theological conversations such as those...
Lutherans and Anglican-Episcopal Conformity 1565-1957: Called to Common Mission
This paper takes a currently controversial topic, relations between Lutherans and Episcopalians in the United States, and brings it through a strange time period in the history of North America-1565-1957. Its focus is a historical exploration of Lutheran...
Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church June 2004
MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH 19 JUNE 2004The annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church (HSEC) convened at 9:15 AM in the Concorde...
People, the Book and the Books
The intent of this paper is to point to two early formative influences that help us understand differences that even today define the distinctions between the Episcopal and the Lutheran expressions of Christianity. There are many political, cultural,...
Richard Smyth and the Language of Orthodoxy: Re-Imagining Tudor Catholic Polemicism
J. ANDREAS LÖWE. Richard Smyth and the Language of Orthodoxy: Re-imagining Tudor Catholic Polemicism. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2003. Pp. xii + 274, illustrations, bibliography, indices. $91.00.Richard Smyth is remembered today (and among Tudor...
Stewart Headlam's Radical Anglicanism: The Mass, the Masses, and the Music Hall
JOHN RICHARD ORENS. Stewart Headlam's Radical Anglicanism: The Mass, the Masses, and the Music Hall. Studies in Anglican History. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2003. Pp. xii+184, bibliography, index. $29.95.Stewart Headlam (1847-1924)...
The Antichrist's Lewd Hat: Protestants, Papists & Players in Post-Reformation England
PETER LAKE WITH MICHAEL QUESTIER The Antichrist's Lewd Hat: Protestants, Papists & Players in Post-Reformation England. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2002. Pp. xxxiv +731, illustrations, index. $45.00.Over the past forty years or...
The Bible in English
DAVID DANIELL. The Bible in English. New Haven, Connecticut, and London. England: Yale University Press, 2003. Pp. xx + 811, bibliography, index. $40.00.Well-known as a Shakespeare scholar, as editor of the Tyndale Bibles, and as the author of a Tyndale...
The Ecumenical Agenda of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
Curious things happen whenever "ecumenism" and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod1 are mentioned in the same breath. Eyebrows are raised. Laughter, registering everything from incredulity and sarcasm to exasperation and unease, can be heard. Invariable...
The English Reformation: Religion and Cultural Adaptation
NORMAN JONES. The English Reformation: Religion and Cultural Adaptation. Oxford, England: Blackwell, 2002. Pp. xv + 253, select bibliography, index. $31.95 (paper).Norman Jones has offered a valuable account of the tides of religious and cultural change...
The Episcopal Church in the Anglican Communion, Post-Minneapolis
Most of you here, being Episcopalians, know the United Thank Offering. Now more than a hundred years old, the UTO is a spiritual discipline of women of the Episcopal Church. Small offerings placed in a little blue box symbolize daily blessings; brought...
Walking by Faith: The Diary of Angelina Grimké, 1828-1835
CHARLES WILBANKS, ED. Walking by Faith: The Diary of Angelina Grimké, 1828-1835. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. Pp. xxvi + 245, indices. $39.95.Angelina Grimké and her sister Sarah were two of the most controversial...
What Has Canterbury to Do with Wittenberg? How and What We Can Learn from Each Other
Please let me begin by noting that I am not going to say much about the historic episcopate. In Called to Common Mission the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has agreed to be reincorporated into the historic episcopate. I would simply note...
Where the Trumpet Gives No Uncertain Sound All Souls Church, Langham Place, London, England Easter Sunday Evening, 19 April 2003
Where the Trumpet Gives No Uncertain Sound All Souls Church, Langham Place, London, England Easter Sunday Evening, 19 April 2003All Souls, Langham Place, was designed in the early 1820s by John Nash (1752-1825) as part of an extensive plan to redevelop...
William Cecil and Episcopacy, 1559-1577
BRETT USHER William Cecil and Episcopacy, 1559-1577. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2003. Pp. xix + 246, appendices, bibliography, index. $84.95.Brett Usher, visiting research fellow in history at the University of Reading, has penned the first of two...