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. 72, No. 2, June

A Blessed Company: Parishes, Parsons. and Parishioners in Anglican Virginia, 1690-1776
JOHN K. NELSON. A Blessed Company: Parishes, Parsons. and Parishioners in Anglican Virginia, 1690-1776. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. Pp. 447, illus., appendices, index. $49.95.John K. Nelson's A Blessed Company:...
All Saints Sisters of the Poor: An Anglican Sisterhood in the 19th Century
SUSAN MUMM, ED. All Saints Sisters of the Poor: An Anglican Sisterhood in the 19th Century. Church of England Record Society, 9. Rochester, New York: The Boydell Press, 2001. Pp. xxviii + 280, bibliography, index. $75.00.The crisis precipitated by the...
Anglicans and Lutherans: The New World Experience of Two Old World Traditions
CALL FOR PAPERSA conference on the experiences of Lutherans and Anglicans in North America since the seventeenth century will take place in Chicago, Illinois, 20-23 June 2004. It is sponsored by the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church, the National...
Bustling Intermeddler? the Life and Work of Charles James Blomfield
MALCOLM JOHNSON. Bustling Intermeddler? The Life and Work of Charles James Blomfield. Leominster, Herefordshire: Gracewing, 2001. Pp. vii + 210, appendix, select bibliography, index. £14.99 (paper).Bustling Intermeddler is a work driven by admiration....
Elizabeth I: Collected Works
LEAH S. MARCUS, JANEL MUELLER, AND MARY BETH ROSE, EDS. Elizabeth I: Collected Works. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Pp. xxiv + 466, indices, illustrations. $40.00.This extraordinary collection of documents includes many of the...
Historical Prints of English Divines
Gathered by the present author from various places over several years, this collection of historical prints of English Divines who lived mainly from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries has now been given to the Archives of the Episcopal Church...
Hoosier Episcopalians, the Coming of Women's Ordination, and the 1979 Book of Common Prayer
Indiana, rightly or wrongly, is not known for being at the forefront of cultural changes. Its conservative reputation has such a firm basis in reality that historian James H. Madison reported with confidence that the Hoosier State faces changes in an...
Lambeth Women Speak: Urban Poverty and Religion in Nellie Benson's London
MARY ELEANOR BENSON. Lambeth Women Speak: Urban Poverty and Religion in Nellie Benson's London. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Rhwymbooks, 2001. Pp. xxv + 152, index. $25.95 (paper).Mary Eleanor ("Nellie") Benson (1863-1890) was the daughter of the late-Victorian...
Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950
WILLIAM H. KATERBERG. Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950. Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001. Pp. xii + 306, index. $49.95.Katerberg, who teaches at Calvin College, takes as his premise that...
Noble Powell and the Episcopal Establishment in the Twentieth Century
DAVID HEIN. Noble Powell and the Episcopal Establishment in the Twentieth Century. Studies in Anglican History. Urbana and Chicago, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2001. Pp. xii + 182, series introduction, introduction, index. $29.95.I find that...
Protestantism and Political Conflict in the Nineteenth-Century Hispanic Caribbean
Luis MARTÎNEZ-FERNANDEZ. Protestantism and Political Conflict in the Nineteenth-Century Hispanic Caribbean. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2002. Pp. xiii + 247, introduction, bibliography, index. $30.00 (paper).As Spain and the...
Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
J. ROBERT WRIGHT. Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001. Pp. xiv + 313, illustrations, appendices, index. $65.00.In this elegant volume, J. Robert Wright, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery Professor of Ecclesiastical History...
Science and Religion in the English-Speaking World, 1600-1727. A Bibliographic Guide to the Secondary Literature
RICHARD S. BROOKS AND DAVID K. HIMROD. Science and Religion in the English-speaking World, 1600-1727. A Bibliographic Guide to the Secondary Literature. American Theological Library Association Bibliography Series, No. 46. Lanham, Maryland, and London:...
St. Michael's. Charleston, 1751-1951. with Supplements 1951-2001
GEORGE W. WILLIAMS. St. Michael's. Charleston, 1751-1951. With Supplements 1951-2001. Charleston, South Carolina: College of Charleston Library, 2001. Pp. x + 461, introduction, bibliography, appendices. $35.00.As part of its two-hundred and fiftieth...
St. Paul's within the Walls: Rome, Italy
St. Paul's Within the WallsRome, ItalyOn the corner of Via Napoli and the broad Via Nazionale in central Rome stands the impressive St. Paul's Within the Walls Church. Signs and literature tell the visitor that this in an Anglican-Episcopal congregation....
The Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer 1549-1999
From the President of the Historical SocietyThe Historical Society of the Episcopal Church has been proud to be a co-sponsor of the new Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer 1549-1999 by Dr. David N. Griffiths, retired Canon Librarian of Lincoln...
The Bolshevik Bishop William Montgomery Brown's Path to Heresy, 1906-1920
William Montgomery Brown, born in poverty and orphaned at the age of seven and aware of his ignorance and ignominy, fought hard to rise in the world and make a name for himself as an author.1 "Farmed out" to a harsh, Dickensian guardian in 1863 and then...
The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811
JOANNA BOWEN GILLESPIE. The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. Pp. xxviii + 315, bibliography, index. $34.95.In this imaginative and insightful study, Joanna Bowen Gillespie...
The Methodists in Ireland: A Short History
DUDLEY LEVISTONE COONEY. The Methodists in Ireland: A Short History. Dublin: Columba Press, 2001. Pp. 296, select bibliography, index. £12.99 (paper).The history of Irish Methodism has had many able denominational historians since the nineteenth century,...
The Use of Hierarchy in the Post-Reformation Church: Laudian Altar Policy in the Diocese of Winchester*
The Laudian "altar policy," requiring the communion table in a church to be moved to the eastern end of the building and railed, continues to fascinate historians of early Stuart England. This is a natural consequence of the extensive verbal war, and...
Three Centuries of Mission: The United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1701-2000
DANIEL O'CONNOR, ET AL. Three Centuries of Mission: The United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1701-2000. London: Continuum, 2000. Pp. xvi + 448, index, select bibliography. $33.95 (paper).Samuel Wilberforce once called the eighteenth and...
To Move the Great Church beyond Its Divided Communions Lower Earley, England
To Move the Great Church Beyond its Divided Communions Lower Earley, EnglandIn 1989 the Church of England promulgated Canon B44, authorizing and regulating "local ecumenical projects." This canon, like so many other canons in Church history, recognized...
Trends in the Study of the History of the Episcopal Church
If the history of the Episcopal Church is of any interest to the larger historical community it is not because of the church's size or grandeur. Since the American Revolution the Episcopal Church has been a small church and has regularly lost ground...
Virginia Theological Seminary and the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church Sign Agreement
Virginia Theological Seminary's Bishop Payne Library Chosen as Site for the Deposit and Preservation of Collection that Documents the History of African American EpiscopaliansALEXANDRIA, VIRGINA (6 January 2003)-Virginia Theological Seminary and the...
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