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. 75, No. 2, June

A Changing Landscape in the West Indies St. Patrick's Anglican Church, Mount Pleasant, Tobago First Sunday after Epiphany, 2006
St. Patrick's parish is located at the southwestern end of Tobago, where once there were sugar plantations in the undulating coastal plain. An incumbent in the 1930s, in his journals written for the S.P.G., lamented the fact that tall sugar canes no...
A Storefront Mission Seeks Direction Santiago Episcopal Church, Lafayette, Colorado Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, 2006
In the Episcopal Church a mission church is a congregation which is not financially self-supporting. Perhaps it serves a poor or underpopulated area, or perhaps it plans to bring its revenues up to standard. Either way, its status is commonly understood...
Behind Every Great Man.: Henry Manning's Women and His Conversion to Rome
INTRODUCTIONIn the early 1840s Henry Manning was the "man of the moment", seen by many as the ideal man to be a bishop, perhaps archbishop, in the Church of England. He was a well respected and trustworthy moderate of the high church party, a holy man,...
Black Church Beginnings: The Long-Hidden Realties of the First Years
HENRY H. MITCHELL. Black Church Beginnings: The Long-Hidden Realties of the First Years. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2004. Pp xviii +188, index. $18.00 (paper).Henry Mitchell's thesis is straightforward: "The religious beliefs and practices...
Contested Christianity: The Political and Social Contexts of Victorian Theology
TIMOTHY LARSEN. Contested Christianity: The Political and Social Contexts of Victorian Theology. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2004. Pp. viii + 234, index. $39.95.This collection of essays from Timothy Larsen offers a variety of glimpses into...
Enlightenment Prelate: Benjamin Hoadly, 1676-1761
WILLIAM GIBSON. Enlightenment Prelate: Benjamin Hoadly, 1676-1761. Cambridge, England: James Clarke, 2004. Pp. 384, introduction, bibliography, index. £50.00.Hoadly has had a bad press. It made him notorious, the archetypal example of a worldly and self-interested...
Frederick William Dwelly: First Dean of Liverpool, 1881-1957
PETER KENNERLEY. Frederick William Dwelly: First Dean of Liverpool, 1881-1957. Lancaster, England: Carnegie Publishing, 2004. Pp. xii + 292, illus., bibliography, index. £20.00.Frederick Dwelly is a good subject for a biography. He is scarcely remembered...
Holy Faith of Santa Fe, 1863-2000
STANFORD LEHMBERG. Holy Faith of Santa Fe, 1863-2000. Albuquerque, New Mexico: LPD Press, 2004. Pp. 219, forward, preface, index, 45 black and white photographs, 19 color plates, and appendices. $25.95.If readers of Anglican and Episcopal History think...
Julius Charles Hare on the Catholic Revival: "Signs of Hope"*
"Signs of Hope,"1 an essay published in the English high church review, the Christian Remembrancer, in February 1844, contributes to our understanding of the English church in the nineteenth century in several ways: It provides a view of the Catholic...
One, Catholic, and Apostolic: Samuel Seabury and the Early Episcopal Church
PAUL VICTOR MARSHALL. One, Catholic, and Apostolic: Samuel Seabury and the Early Episcopal Church. New York, New York: Church Publishing, 2004. Pp. xx + 284, preface, bibliography, index, CD-ROM appendices. $30.00.Bishop Paul Marshall's study of Samuel...
Radical Compassion: The Life and Times of Archbishop Ted Scott
HUGH MCCULLUM. Radical Compassion: The Life and Times of Archbishop Ted Scott. Toronto, Canada: ABC Publishing, 2004. Pp. 544, appendices, works cited, index. $29.95 (paper).As the Anglican Communion enters the twenty-first century, what are the issues...
Scotland, England, and the Reformation, 1534-1561
CLAIRE KELLAR. Scotland, England, and the Reformation, 1534-1561. Oxford Historical Monographs. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. xi + 257, introduction, bibliography, index. £47.00.At one time, those interested in early modern history...
Sermons for the Christian Year
JOHN KEBLE. Sermons for the Christian Year. Selected and introduced by Maria Poggi Johnson. Grand Rapids, Michigan/Cambridge, England: William B. Eerdmans, 2004. Pp. xi + 208, Index of Scripture References. $23.00 (paper).John Keble is today one of the...
'Side by Side in a Small Country': Bishop John Frederick MacNeice and Ireland
CHRISTOPHER FAUSKE. 'Side by side in a small country': Bishop John Frederick MacNeice and Ireland. Dublin, Ireland: Church of Ireland Publishing and the Church of Ireland Historical Society, 2004. Pp. 42, bibliography. £5.00 (paper).Best known for being...
Spreading the Gospel in Colonial Virginia: Sermons and Devotional Writings
Spreading the Gospel in Colonial Virginia: Sermons and Devotional Writings. Introduction and notes by Edward L. Bond. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, in association with Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2004. Pp. xvii + 569. $199.00.At its simplest...
Studies in Anglican History: An Overview
Studies in Anglican History, Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois PressThis monograph series is designed to serve the wider field of religious history as well as the Episcopal Church. Dealing with all aspects of the history of the Anglican community...
The Gospel of Wealth and the Gospel of Art: Episcopalians and Cultural Philanthropy from the Gilded Age to the Depression
"Taste is not only a part and an index of morality; it is the ONLY morality...Tell me what you like, and I'll tell you what you are."-John Ruskin, Traffic (1864)During the decades that followed the Civil War, a major shift in the economic basis of American...
Throwing off the Cloak of Privilege: White Southern Women Activists in the Civil Rights Era
GAIL S. MURRAY, ED. Throwing Off the Cloak of Privilege: White Southern Women Activists in the Civil Rights Era. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2004. Pp. xiv + 229, introduction, bibliography, index. $59.95.This anthology exemplifies...
Towards a Future Church with an Ancient Faith "Emerging Worship" at the North American Academy of Liturgy, San Diego 6 January 2006
The North American Academy of Liturgy is an ecumenical and interreligious association of liturgical scholars, theologians, artists, musicians, and persons in related disciplines, who collaborate in research and seek to further liturgical understanding....