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. 80, No. 2, June

A Companion to Paul in the Reformation
A Companion to Paul in the Reformation, Edited by R.Ward Holder. (Leiden: Brill, 2009, Pp. xix, 655, $294, cloth.)The premise of this excellent collection is that "[t]here was not one Paul in the sixteenth century but several" (2). The contributors to...
Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attractions
Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attractions. By G. W. Bernard. (New Haven, Connecticutt: Yale University Press, 2010, Pp. x, 237. $30.)G. W. Bernard's Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attractions raises questions about widely accepted views of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second...
An Old Catholic Anglican: Bishop Arthur Cleveland Coxe's Positioning as an Old Catholic in Episcopal-Roman Catholic Polemic
The emergence and development of the so-called Old Catholic movement shortly before and immediately after the First Vatican Council received a significant amount of attention among Anglicans, not least among Episcopalians.1 This paper focuses on a representative...
Biography of a Mexican Crucifix: Lived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present
Biography of a Mexican Crucifix: Lived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present. By Jennifer Scheper Hughes. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, Pp. xv, 312. $29.95, paper.)Every student of religious history should read this book....
Eastern Orthodox and Anglicans: Diplomacy, and the Politics of Interwar Ecumenism
Eastern Orthodox and Anglicans: Diplomacy, and the Politics of Interwar Ecumenism. By Bryn Geffert. (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010, Pp. xi, 501. $60, cloth.)The author is to be congratulated for the massive amount of research that...
Evangelicals in the Royal Navy, 1775-1815: Blue Lights and Psalm-Singers
Evangelicals in the Royal Navy, 1775-1815: Blue Lights and Psalm-Singers. By Richard Blake. (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: the Boydell Press, 2008, Pp. viii, 327. $95, cloth.)In Evangelicals in the Royal. Navy, 1775-1815, Richard Blake reappraises the...
Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor
Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor. By Eamon Duffy. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, Pp. xiv, 249, 36 illustrations and maps. $28.50.)This is an erudite, revisionist perspective on a topic many apparently thought was...
God and the Seashore: St. Peter's Episcopal Church
God and the Seashore: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Barnegat Light, New Jersey, 8 August 2010Barnegat Light, on the northerly tip of Long Beach Island in New Jersey, receives its name from an historic 1859 lighthouse that stands at the inlet to the Atlantic...
Holiness and Community: John Coburn Preaches the Faith
Holiness and Community: John Coburn Preaches the Faith. By John B. Coburn. (New York: Morehouse Publishing, 2010, Pp. xiv, 175. $24, paper.)This reviewer is not a great fan of books of sermons - a lack of enthusiasm that goes double for collections of...
Hope Abundant: Third World and Indigenous Women's Theology
Hope Abundant: Third World and Indigenous Women's Theology. Edited by Kwok Pui Lan. (Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2010, Pp. x, 276. $34, paper.)As a Korean American woman in ministry and religious education, I am familiar with the task of continually defining...
Incest & Influence: The Private Life of Bourgeois England
Incest & Influence: The Private Life of Bourgeois England, By Adam Kuper. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009, Pp. 296. $27.95.)Since at least the 1970s, an important counterbalance to the familiar narrative of the expansion of political democracy,...
John Tillotson's Latitudinarian Legacy: Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, and the Pursuit of Happiness
High on the chancel wall of the London church of St. Lawrence Jewry rests a marble plaque to Archbishop John Tillotson. In bas relief, Tillotson's corpulent cheeks and prominent shock of hair are framed by two pudgy putti, each with a pendulous tear...
Let's Do Theology
Let's Do Theology. By Laurie Green. 2nd Edition. (New York: Continuum, 2010, Pp. 295. $29.95.)From the outset, Laurie Green, retired bishop of Bradwell in the diocese of Chelmsford, is very clear about three challenges he hopes to address in this second...
Lift High the Cross: Anglo-Catholics and the Congress Movement
Lift High the Cross: Anglo-Catholics and the Congress Movement. By John Gunstone. (Norwich, UK: Canterbury Press, 2010. Pp. x, 371. GBP 20.)In the period between the two world wars, Anglo-Catholicism in Britain reached the height of its influence. During...
Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers: Shaping Doctrine in Nineteenth-Century England
Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers: Shaping Doctrine in Nineteenth-Century England. By Benjamin John King. Changing Paradigms in Historical and Systematic Theology. Sarah Coakley and Richard Cross, eds. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press,...
Not Angels but Anglicans: A History of Christianity in the British Isles
Not Angels but Anglicans: A History of Christianity in the British Isles. Consulting Editor Heniy Chadwick, Commissioning Editor Allison Ward. 2nd edition. (Norwich, U.K.: Canterbury Press, 2010, Pp. 303. $35, paper).In 1999 the Church Times commissioned...
Sir Thomas Browne: The World Proposed
Sir Thomas Browne: The World Proposed. Edited by Reid Barbour & Claire Preston. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, Pp. 368. $120.)Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) was a true Renaissance figure: a physician, linguist, scientist, antiquarian, natural...
The Gospels and Christian Life in History and Practice
The Gospels and Christian Life in History and Practice. Richard Valantasis, Douglas K. Bleyle, and Dennis C. Haugh. (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2009, Pp. xii, 314. $90, cloth.)Richard Valantasis, Episcopal priest and...
The Heart of a Pastor: A Life of Edmond Lee Browning
The Heart of a Pastor: A Life of Edmond Lee Browning. By Sheryl A. KujawaHolbrook. (Cincinnati: Foreword Movement, 2010, Pp. xxiv, 414. $19.95, paper.)This is not a disinterested book; Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook served for ten years during Edmond Lee Browning's...
The Tenth Parallel-Dispatches from the Fault Line between Christianity and Islam
The Tenth Parallel-Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam. By Eliza Griswold. (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010, Pp. 317. $27.)This extraordinary telling by Eliza Griswold of the struggles between Christianity and Islam...
Uncommon Gratitude: Alleluia for All That Is
Uncommon Gratitude: Alleluia for All That Is. By Joan Chittister, OSB, and Rowan Williams. (Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2010, Pp. 204. $16.95.)It is easy to give thanks to God when things are going well; it is not easy to be grateful when...
Voices of Witness: Africa
Voices of Witness: Africa. Produced by Cynthia Black, Katie Sherrod, Joe Norman, Paul Lee, John Clinton Bradley, Susan Russell, and Louise Brooks, Integrity USA, for Claiming the Blessings, 2009. DVD, 30 min."Ask me how I live! Talk to me and I'll tell...
Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865
Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865. By S. Scott Rohren (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010, Pp. x, 312. $39.95.)In this engagingly written and provocative set of case studies set in the colonial era and the...
Weeping over Jerusalem: Anglicans and Refugee Relief in the Middle East, 1895-1950
On numerous occasions in recent years leaders of the Episcopal Church have been prominent in calling attention to the plight of refugees in the Middle East, especially the catastrophic hardships endured by thousands of Palestinians since the end of the...
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