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. 70, No. 4, December

A Letter from England: John Keble to Benjamin Holmes, 10 July 1833*
INTRODUCTIONThe Oxford Movement has traditionally been dated in accordance with John Henry Newman's autobiography, Apologia Pro Vita Sua. Newman stated that the movement began with a sermon delivered before the Assize judges at the University of Oxford,...
A Model of Reciprocity in Anglicanism: The Consecration and Enthronement of the Rev'd Dr. John Chew Hiang Chea, April 25, 2000 at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore
The marine blue backdrop of the eastern apse of St. Andrew's Cathedral in Singapore stand as both contrast and complement to the tall and stately whitewashed walls that surround it. The building of St. Andrew's Cathedral reflects both the struggle and...
An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church: A User-Friendly Reference for Episcopalians
DON S. ARMENTROUT AND ROBERT BOAK SLOCUM, EDS. An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church: A User-Friendly Reference for Episcopalians. New York: Church Publishing Incorporated, 2000. Pp. xi + 578, preface, bibliography. $32.95 (paper).In this volume, the...
Annual Report
Minutes of the Annual Membership Meeting of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church 22 June 2001President Thad W. Tate convened the annual membership meeting of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church (HSEC) at 8:00 P.M. in the Library...
Anti-Ritualism and the Moderation of Evangelical Opinion in England in the Mid-1870s
In the summer of 1876, J.C. RyIe, like many other middle-class Englishmen of the time, vacationed in the Lake District. RyIe, then the vicar of Stradbroke and honorary canon of Norwich, had by then already established his reputation as a fervent evangelical...
An Upper East Side Parish on a Glorious May Morning
Standing on the corner of Fifth Avenue at 90th Street in New York City on a beautiful spring Sunday is pure delight. Central Park in glorious spring bloom is on the west side, the large modern white granite facade of the Church of the Heavenly Rests...
Episcopalians & Race: Civil War to Civil Rights
GARDINER H. SHATTUCK, JR. Episcopalians & Race: Civil War to Civil Rights. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. Pp. xiii + 298, illustrations, index. $32.50.Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr. seems to have one goal for this historical...
'Good and Proper Men': Lord Palmerston and the Bench of Bishops
NIGEL SCOTLAND. 'Good and Proper Men': Lord Palmerston and the Bench of Bishops. Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2000. Pp. 272, bibliographical appendix, bibliography, index. £40.00.The manner in which Victorian bishops and archbishops were named...
Hawksmoor's London Churches: Architecture and Theology
PIERRE DE LA RUFFINIÈRE DU PREY. Hawksmoor's London Churches: Architecture and Theology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Pp. xviii + 179, illustrations, bibliography, index. $37.50.With the tide of this book, Professor du Prey promises to...
J.S.J. Gardiner, Early National Letters, and the Perseverance of British-American Culture
Historians of the eighteenth century have, in the last decade or so, shown a renewed appreciation for Atlantic frames of reference. In the American field, imperial history and "anglicization"-and now "Britonization"-are once again fashionable approaches.1...
Religious Renewal and Reform in the Pastoral Ministry of Bishop James Doyle of Kildare and Leighlin, 1786-1834/politics, Interdenominational Relations and Education in the Public Ministry of Bishop James Doyle of Kildare and Leighlin, 1786-1834
THOMAS MCGRATH. Religious Renewal and Reform in the Pastoral Ministry of Bishop James Doyle of Kildare and Leighlin, 1786-1834. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1999. Pp. xiv + 331, bibliography, index. $55.00.THOMAS MCGRATH. Politics, Interdenominational...
Seeds of Racism in the Soul of America
PAUL R. GRIFFIN. Seeds of Racism in the Soul of America. Cleveland, Ohio: The Pilgrim Press, 1999. Pp. xvii 148, index. $20.95.Paul R. Griffin, director of African American Studies at Wright State University, provides a powerful and provocative examination...
The Church Mission Society and World Christianity, 1799-1999
KEVIN WARD AND BRIAN STANLEY, EDS. The Church Mission Society and World Christianity, 1799-1999. Studies in the History of Christian Missions. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2000. Pp. xviii + 382, illustrations, bibliography of printed...
The Correspondence of Jonathan Swift: Volume I, Letters 1690-1714
The Correspondence of Jonathan Swift A Review Article: DAVID WOOLLEY, ED. The Correspondence of Jonathan Swift: Volume I, Letters 1690-1714. Frankfurt am Main, 1999. Pp. 650. $99.00.The greatest writer in the Anglican tradition is Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)....
The Diary of a Country Clergyman, 1848-1851
M.E. REISNER, ED. The Diary of a Country Clergyman, 1848-1851. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000. Pp. Ixxxvii + 393, appendices, notes, index. $65.00.The Reverend James Reid, "[a] Scot by birth, and originally a Gaelic-speaking...
The History of the University of Oxford, Part I
M. G. BROCK AND M. C. CURTHOYS, EDS. The History of the University of Oxford, Part I. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp. xxxviii, 806, 60 plates (with commentary), figures, tables, introduction, index. $145.00.The first part of Nineteenth-Century Oxford...
The Mother Church of Christian Science First Church of Christ, Scientist Boston, Massachusetts
The world headquarters of the Church of Christ, Scientist, is located on several acres in the Back Bay section of Boston. Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) founded the church in 1879, was ordained as its first pastor, and continues to be the shaper of the...
The Theology of William Porcher Du Bose: Life, Movement and Being
ROBERT BOAK SLOCUM. The Theology of William Porcher Du Base: Life, Movement and Being. Columbia, South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Press, 2000. Pp. x +115, notes, bibliography, index. $24.95.In this study, Robert Boak Slocum has provided...
Two Bishops of Liberia: Race and Mission at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century
As the nineteenth century gave way to the twentieth century, two bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America were prominently engaged in raising funds for missionary work among people of African descent. Both had served...
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