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. 2, June

Albert C. Outler: The Gifted Dilettante
BOB W. PARROTT. Albert C. Outler: The Gifted Dilettante. Andersen, Indiana: Bristol House, 1999. Pp 504, bibliographical data, index. $29.99.Albert Cook Outler (1908-1989) was one of the most prominent figures in the (United) Methodist Church during...
Ambition and Failure in Stuart England: The Career of John, First Viscount Scudamore
IAN ATHERTON. Ambition and Failure in Stuart England: The Career of John, First Viscount Scudamore. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 1999. Pp. xiii + 322, appendix, bibliography, index. £49.00.Ian Atherton's book, Ambition and Failure...
Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830-1910
NIGEL YATES. Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830-1910. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. xiv + 455, appendix, bibliography, index. £60.00.Anglo-catholicism in the Church of England is struggling to find a new momentum and identity....
A Pedagogy Encouraged and Repressed: Episcopal Schools in Mexico, 1876-1940
INTRODUCTIONPrior to the Liberal Constitution of 1857, the Roman Catholic Church held a spiritual and educational monopoly in Mexico. The Mexican government played virtually no role in the education of its citizens, and all religions except Roman Catholicism...
Christianity in Europe: A General Scenario? A Review Article
Christianity in Europe: A General Scenario? A Review Article: W.R. WARD. Christianity under the Ancien Régime, 1648-1789. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. xii + 269 pp., bibliography, index. $54.95 hardback; $19.95 paperback.General scenarios...
England in the 1690s: Revolution, Religion and War
CRAIG ROSE. England in the 1690s: Revolution, Religion and War. History of Early Modern England series. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishers, 1999. Pp. xvii + 331, illustrations, notes, index. $36.95 (paper).In November 1688 William of Orange, the son-in-law...
Fisher of Men: A Life of John Fisher, 1469-1535
MARIA DOWLING. Fisher of Men: A Life of John Fisher, 1469-1535. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999, Pp. xii + 218, bibliography, index. $65.00.This book plausibly portrays John Fisher as a conservative humanist reformer with a conscience. Fisher was...
Lightfoot the Historian: The Nature and Role of History in the Life and Thought of J.B. Lightfoot (1828-1889) as Churchman and Scholar
GEOFFREY R. TRELOAR. Lightfoot the Historian: The Nature and Role of History in the Life and Thought of J.B. Lightfoot (1828-1889) as Churchman and Scholar. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1998. Pp. xiii + 465, indices, bibliography. $76.74 (paper).Once one...
Perspectives on American Religion and Culture
PETER W. WILLIAMS, ED. Perspectives on American Religion and Culture. Oxford, England, and Williston, Vermont: Blackwell Publishers, 1999. Pp. xii + 418, index. $29.95 (paper).While America's religious landscape experienced radical changes in the past...
Protestant Identities: Religion, Society, and Self-Fashioning in Post-Reformation England
MURIEL C. MCCLENDON, JOSEPH P. WARD, AND MICHAEL MACDONALD, EDS. Protestant Identities: Religion, Society, and Self-Fashioning in Post-Reformation England. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1999. Pp. xiii + 372, index. $55.00.In this perceptive...
Racial Conflict on the Episcopal Gridiron: Kenyon, Sewanee, and the Canceled Game
On 7 November 1949, President Gordon Chalmers of Kenyon College sent a telegraph to the University of the South at Sewanee. He informed them that he was canceling their football game only five days before the teams were to play. His reason: Sewanee's...
Religion and the Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke
B.W. YOUNG. Religion and the Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1998. Pp. ix + 259, bibliography, index. $65.00.B.W. Young's study represents an important addition...
Rethinking the Late Stuart Church: The Extent of Liberal Anglicanism, 1688-1715
The Revolution of 1688 precipitated a crisis in the Anglican mind that, along with other trends in scientific and political thought, resulted in a transformation of the established Church of England.1 More widespread than merely a few academics and well-placed...
Richard Hooker: Prophet of Anglicanism
PHILIP B. SECOR. Richard Hooker: Prophet of Anglicanism. Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Burns & Oates; and Toronto, Ontario: The Anglican Book Centre, 1999. Pp. xxii +362, bibliography, index. $37.95.This is not a critical, scholarly biography of Richard...
The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741
ROBERT J. CAIN ED. The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741. Raleigh, North Carolina: Division of Archives and History, The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1999. Pp. Ixix + 615, introduction, appendix and index....
The Law of Nature Revived: Christianity and Natural Religion in the Sermons of John Tillotson
INTRODUCTIONDuring the seventeenth century, a new term of theological abuse appeared: "latitudinarian." To those who coined the term, Latitudinarians appeared excessively willing to compromise on important matters of Christian doctrine, worship, and...
The National Pilgrimage to St. Albans to Honor Britain's First Martyr
The colorful and festive national pilgrimages that take place annually at several shrines in F.ngland are largely unknown to Anglicans outside the United Kingdom. Held annually on a Saturday close to the feast day of the saint, the National Pilgrimage...
Trevor Huddleston; A Life
ROBIN DENNISTON. Trevor Huddleston; A Life. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. Pp. xxiii + 295, illustrations, appendices, index. $35.00.In 1956 Robin Denniston edited Trevor Huddleston's Naught for Your Comfort, a searing indictment of apartheid, which...
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