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. 74, No. 2, June

Acknowledging the Post-Christendom Sunday: A Saturday Afternoon Eucharist St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Palm Desert, California Lent 4, 20 March 2004
Lord's Day legislation used to protect Sunday morning church services from competition with most other activities and attractions. In post-Christendom, Sundays are relatively open for work and play. Employees in the hospitality, transportation, and retail...
All Things Human: Henry Codman Potter and the Social Gospel in the Episcopal Church
MICHAEL BOURGEOIS. All Things Human: Henry Codman Potter and the Social Gospel in the Episcopal Church. Studies in Anglican History. Urbana and Chicago, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Pp. 288, bibliography, index. $34.95.Michael Bourgeois...
America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century
PETER W. WILLIAMS. America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2002. Pp. xvi + 601, introduction, bibliography, index. $29.95 (paper).America's Religions attempts to emphasize the...
A Profile of June Hansen: Professional Actress, Christian, Mother of Seven
This issue of Anglican and Episcopal History begins a new section of the journal devoted to profiling living individuals. Two years ago a committee of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society consisting of Henry Bowden, Ethan Fland, Alexandra...
A Sunday Almost like Any Other in England's Largest Baptist Church Metropolitan Tabernacle, London, England, 20 April 2003
As worshipers enter London's Metropolitan Tabernacle on 20 April 2003, they receive both a bible in the King James Version and Psalms and Hymns of Reformed Worship, a hymnal published by the Tabernacle. As the title of its hymnal indicates, this historic...
Doctor Quintard, Chaplain C.S.A. and Second Bishop of Tennessee: The Memoir and Civil War Diary of Charles Todd Quintard
SAM DAVIS ELLIOTT, ED. Doctor Quintard, Chaplain C.S.A. and Second Bishop of Tennessee: The Memoir and Civil War Diary of Charles Todd Quintard. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2003. Pp. xxii + 285, illus., bibliography, index....
Lessons and Carols in Eastertide the Church of the Holy Trinity, Manhattan 5th of Easter, 9 May 2004
On pleasant, shady East 88th Street in Manhattan, which is bordered by typical five-story apartments with new high-rise condos nearby, stands one of the notable city parishes of New York. The Church of the Holy Trinity was planned in the 189Os as a "settlement...
Preaching during the English Reformation
SUSAN WABUDA. Preaching During the English Reformation. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xix + 203, introduction, bibliography, index. $60.00.In this short, elegant, and meticulously researched volume, Susan Wabuda has made an...
Putting Elizabethan Puritans in "The New Paradigm"
Dewey Wallace's perceptive remarks on "the paradigm shift" in late Tudor historical and religious studies appeared in this journal a short while ago. The old paradigm was sturdy, as Wallace acknowledges; decades of effort were required to dismantle its...
Religion, Politics and Society in Sixteenth-Century England
IAN W. ARCHER, WITH SIMON ADAMS, G.W. BERNARD, MARK GREENGRASS, PAUL E.J. HAMMER, AND FIONA KISBY, EDS. Religion, Politics and Society in Sixteenth-Century England. Camden Society Fifth Series, Vol. 22. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press,...
Sanctifying Signs: Making Christian Tradition in Late Medieval England
DAVID AERS. Sanctifying Signs: Making Christian Tradition in Late Medieval England. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004. Pp. xiii + 281, bibliography, index. $55.00 (hard cover), $25.00 (paper).Twenty-five years ago, Barbara Tuchman...
The Episcopalians
DAVID HEIN AND GARDINER H. SHATTUCK, JR. The Episcopalians. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2004. Pp. xii + 361, indices, bibliographic essay. $49.95.In slightly over a decade, three fine histories of the Episcopal Church in the United States have been...
The Evolution of the English Churches 1500-2000
DOREEN ROSMAN. The Evolution of the English Churches 1500-2000. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xiv + 399, illustrations, bibliographical essay, index. $28.00 (paper).Postmodernism means pluralism. History has become histories;...
Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War
E. BROOKS HOLIFIELD. Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2003. Pp. x + 617, notes, index. $37.50.E. Brooks Holifield of Emory University's Candler School...
The Strange Death of Evangelical Episcopalianism
When the late Philip E. Hughes first visited the United States in the 1950s, his American guide was instructed to take the English Anglican to an evangelical Episcopal parish. As Hughes later told the story, he was startled when the chosen parish turned...
Toward a Shared Future: Reception of the Second Vatican Council in the Episcopalian
Resolved, the House of Deputies Concurring, That this 61st General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America express its interest in, and further appreciation of, the Second Vatican council. Be it furtherResolved,...
Westminster Abbey Reformed: 1540-1640
C.S. KNIGHTON AND RICHARD MORTIMER, EDS. Westminster Abbey Reformed: 1540-1640. Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Ashgate, 2003. Pp. 293, index. $104.95.In pop culture, Henry VIII is known for frequently marrying, and also for creatively ending his many...