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. 3, September

A City upon a Hill: How Sermons Changed the Course of American History
A City Upon a Hill: How Sermons Changed the Course of American History. By Larry Witham. (San Francisco: HarperOne, 2007, Pp. xviii, 318. $24.95.)With this work, journalist of religion Larry Witham has contributed a volume that describes in an accessible...
A Coat of Many Colors: Religion and Society along the Cape Fear River of North Carolina
A Coat of Many Colors: Religion and Society along the Cape Fear River of North Carolina. By Walter H. Conserjr. (Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2006, Pp. xii, 372. $50.00.)Walter H. Conserjr., a professor of both the philosophy...
A History of Christianity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1450-1990: A Documentary Sourcebook
A History of Christianity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1450-1990: A Documentary Sourcebook. Edited by Klaus Koschorke, Frieder Ludwig, and Mariano Delgado. (Grand Rapids and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans, 2007, Pp. xxxiii, 426. $35.00.)Mission...
Anglican and Evangelical?
Anglican and Evangelical? By Richard Turnbull. (London: Continuum, 2007, Pp. xi, 178. $19.95.)As implied by the title, Richard Turnbull aims to consider tensions involved in simultaneously confessing that one is both Anglican and evangelical. There has...
Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents
Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents. By James Simpson. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007, Pp. xiii, 346. $27.95.)"Evangelical reading practice looks, in short, pretty bad,"...
China's Millions: The China Inland Mission and Late Qing Society, 1832-1905
China's Millions: The China Inland Mission and Late Qing Society, 1832-1905. By Alvyn Austin. (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2007, Pp. vii, 506. $45.00.)Alvyn Austin has written an ambitious and wide-ranging work that paints a vivid picture of the...
C. S. Lewis: Life, Works and Legacy
C. S. Lewis: Life, Works and Legacy. 4 Volumes. By Bruce L. Edwards. (Westport: Praeger, 2007, Pp. 1416. $190.00.)The publishers are to be congratulated and also supported by the purchasing of this set. Much has been published over the last decade on...
Diverging Paths: Fin-De-Siècle Britishness and the Oxford Movement
Nineteenth-century Britain witnessed the rise and fall of several religious movements, but few proved as long-lasting and influential as the Oxford Movement. Although overt interest in the Oxford Movement-sometimes referred to as the tractarians because...
Geoffrey Fisher: Archbishop of Canterbury 1945-1961
Geoffrey Fisher: Archbishop of Canterbury 1945-1961. By David Hein. Princeton Theological Monograph Series 77. (Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications, 2007, Pp. xviii, 122. $17.00.)I heard Geoffrey Fisher speak at the Union Theological Seminary, New...
Liturgical Reform in an Unexpected Place: Douglas United Church of Christ, Douglas, Michigan, 5 December 1999
Historians are only now starting to pay attention to the local impact of the liturgical reform movement of the second half of the twentieth century. Rooted in a papal initiative in the early-twentieth century, reform took off in the 1960s with the Second...
Reinventing English Evangelicalism, 1966-2001: A Theological and Sociological Study
Reinventing English Evangelicalism, 1966-2001: A Theological and Sociological Study. By Rob Warner. (Milton Keynes, UK: Paternoster, 2007, Pp. xviii, 284. $37.00.)Reinventing English Evangelicalism is a sociologically-and theologically-informed study...
Society Announcements
Each year the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church awards the Nelson R. Burr Prize to the author of the most outstanding article in the last published volume of Anglican and Episcopal History. This prize honors the scholar whose two-volume A Critical...
The Balm of Gilead for a Visitor's Grief: St. John's Cathedral, Taipei, Taiwan, Easter Vigil, 22 March 2008
Taipei is situated almost at the northern tip of the island of Taiwan in the valley of the Danshui River, nestling against Chi-shing Mountain. The aboriginals of the island spoke Austronesian or Malayo-Polynesian languages. In the seventeenth century...
The Foundation Stone: Henry Yates Satterlee and the Creation of the Washington National Cathedral
The Foundation Stone: Henry Yates Satterlee and the Creation of the Washington National Cathedral. By Richard Greening Hewlett. (Rockville, Maryland: Montrose Press, 2007, Pp. xi, 199. $19.95.)The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., is one of the...
The King's Reformation: Henry VIII and the Remaking of the English Church
The King's Reformation: Henry VIII and the Remaking of the English Church. By G. W. Bernard. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005, Pp. xii, 736 $40.00.)G. W. Bernard's revisionist study of his monumental and, at times, monstrous royal subject...
The Pittsburgh Paradigm: The Rise of Confessional Anglicanism in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1950-2000
In May 2006 tensions within the Episcopal Church were coming to a head as its national assembly, the General Convention, prepared to meet in Columbus, Ohio. At stake was the nature of its commitment to the Windsor Report, commissioned by the archbishop...
The Tractarians' Political Rhetoric
On; Sunday 14 July 1833, John Keble, Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford,1 preached a sermon entitled "National Apostasy" in the Church of St Mary the Virgin, the primary venue for academic sermons, religious lectures, and other expressions...
The Yorkshire Church Notes of Sir Stephen Glynne (1825-1874)
The Yorkshire Church Notes of Sir Stephen Glynne (1825-1874). Edited by Lawrence Butler. Yorkshire Archaeological Society Records Series 159. (Leeds: Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 2007, Pp. xxiv, 520. $55.00.)Sir Stephen Glynne (b. 1807), ninth baronet,...

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