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. 77, No. 2, June

An Evangelical Service with a Mormon Twist: Naperville First Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Naperville, Illinois, 9 December 2001
Although the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints is one of the fastest growing faiths in the world, most nonmembers know only nonmembers' rumors about what the church and its memberspopularly known as Mormons-do and believe. These rumors...
Anglican Slaveholding in Brooklyn: Phillis Jackson and the "Elegant" American Prayer Book of 1819
The complete text of a manuscript note penned in ink in a contemporary hand that at one time seems to have been tipped in to a flyleaf inside a "Megarey's Elegant Edition of the Book of Common Prayer according to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church...
Celebrating Christ and Remembering Dr. King: Abyssinian Baptist Church, Harlem, New York, 20 January 2008
Celebrating Christ and Remembering Dr. King: Abyssinian Baptist Church, Harlem, New York, 20 January 2008Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City, is widely regarded as the most influential of all African American churches. In fact, some contend that...
Christianity and American Democracy/Religious Freedom and the Constitution
Christianity and American Democracy. By Hugh Heclo. The Alexis de Tocqueville Lectures on American Politics. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2007, Pp. ix, 299. $25.95.)Religious Freedom and the Constitution. By Christopher L. Eisgruber...
Discipline and Diversity: Papers Read at the 2005 Summer Meeting and 2006 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society
Discipline and Diversity: Papers Read at the 2005 Summer Meeting and 2006 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society. Edited by Kate Cooper and Jeremy Gregory. Studies in Church History, Volume 43. (Rochester, New York: Boydell and Brewer,...
Elite and Popular Religion: Papers Read at the 2004 Summer Meeting and the 2005 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society
Elite and Popular Religion: Papers Read at the 2004 Summer Meeting and the 2005 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society. Edited by Kate Cooper and Jeremy Gregory. Studies in Church History, Volume 42. (Rochester, New York: Boydell &...
Enforcing Reformation in Ireland and Scotland, 1550-1700
Enforcing Reformation in Ireland and Scotland, 1550-1700. Edited by Elizabethanne Boran and Crawford Gribben. (Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2006, Pp. xi, 259. $99.95.)Originally prepared for a 2001 conference at Trinity College, Dublin, these essays...
Frederic Sandeman De Mattos: Gentle Rogue and Talented Priest: Part One: Ritualist Controversy
Frederic Sandeman de Mattos was born a native of Jacksonville, Illinois, in 1860, the son of Antonio Joaquim de Mattos. His father, a Madeiran who had converted from Roman Catholicism to Presbyterianism, was an ordained minister and served a flock of...
George III: America's Last King
George III: America's Last King. By Jeremy Black. The English Monarchs Series. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006, Pp. xvi, 475. $35.00.)Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas seeker remembered of George HI at his coronation thatAt the Communion the King...
Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White
Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White. Edited by Anne Firor Scott. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006, Pp. xiii, 190. $24.95.)If you are looking for a book that follows the familiar academic expectation...
Philip Melanchthon and the English Reformation
Philip Melanchthon and the English Reformation. St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History. By John Schofield. (Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Ashgate, 2006, Pp. xv, 229. $99.95.)John Schofield's Philip Melanchthon and the English Reformation is a compelling...
Redefining Christian Britain: Post 1945 Perspectives
Redefining Christian Britain: Post 1945 Perspectives. Edited by Jane Garnett et al. (London: SCM Press, 2007, Pp. xii, 308. $35.95.)This book is a pointed and timely rebuttal of the rhetoric of decline that pervades the scholarship of the state of the...
Religious Experience and the New Woman: The Life of Lily Dougall
Religious Experience and the New Woman: The Life of Lily Dougall. By Joanna Dean. (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2007, Pp. xii, 322. $39.95)At first sight, the life of the novelist and essayist Lily Dougall (18581923) reads-rather like...
Sir Ninian Comper: An Introduction to His Life and Work, with Complete Gazetteer
Sir Ninian Comper: An Introduction to His Life and Work, with Complete Gazetteer. By Anthony Symondson, SJ, and Stephen Bucknell. (Reading and London, England: Spire Books and The Ecclesiological Society, 2006, Pp. vii, 336. $60.00.)Sir Ninian Comper...
The Final Step, 1 November 1843-6 October 1845. Volume 10. the Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman
The Final Step, 1 November 1843-6 October 1845. Volume 10. The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Edited by Francis J. McGrath. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, Pp. xlvi, 1010. $215.00.)Francis J. McGrath, FMS, has made superb use of the...
The Modern Age. Volume 6. the Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church
The Modern Age. Volume 6. The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church. By Hughes Oliphant Old. (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2007, Pp. xxii, 997. $50.00.)The sixth volume of Hughes Oliphant Old's historical...
The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past
The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past. Edited by Catherine A. Brekus. (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2007, Pp. 340. $59.95.)Catherine Brekus assembled this collection of essays in hopes of convincing...
The Works of Thomas Traherne. Volume 2: Commentaries of Heaven 1: Abhorrence to Alone/The Works of Thomas Traherne. Volume 3: Commentaries of Heaven 2: Al-Sufficient to Bastard
The Works of Thomas Traherne. Volume 2: Commentaries of Heaven 1: Abhorrence to Alone. Edited by Jan Ross. (Rochester, New York: Boydell & Brewer, 2007, Pp. xlii, 536, $145.00.)The Works of Thomas Traherne. Volume 3: Commentaries of Heaven 2: Al-Sufficient...
"True Israelites": Charles Thorley Bridgeman and Anglican Missions in Palestine, 1922-1948
O Merciful God, who hast made all men, and hatest nothing that thou hast made, nor desirest the death of a sinner, but rather that he should be converted and live: Have mercy upon all Jews, Turks, Infidels, and Heretics, and take from them all ignorance,...
W. E. B. Du Bois: American Prophet
W. E. B. Du Bois: American Prophet. By Edward J. Blum. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007, Pp. iii, 221. $39.95.)Edward Blum makes it clear from the very beginning of his study that his goal is to correct scholars' failure to accurately...
William Wilberforce, a Biography/Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery
William Wilberforce, a Biography. By Stephen Tomkins. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2007, Pp. 238. $18.00.)Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. By Eric Metaxas. (New York: HarperSanFranscisco, 2007,...

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