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. 81, No. 3, September

American to the Backbone: The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolitionists
American to the Backbone: The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolitionists. By Christopher L. Webber. (New York: Pegasus Books, 2011, Pp. 480. $29.95.)Christopher Webber, known by Episcopalians as...
Anchoritic Traditions of Medieval Europe
Anchoritic Traditions of Medieval Europe. Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy. (Rochester, New York: Boydell Press, 2010, Pp. xiii, 241. $95.00.)This collection of essays regarding the anchoritic traditions of various geographic areas in the European middle...
Ancient Future Disciples: Meeting Jesus in Mission-Shaped Ministries
Ancient Future Disciples: Meeting Jesus in Mission-shaped Ministries. By Becky Garrison. (New York: Seabury Books, 2001, Pp. xi, 138. $18.00.)Much has been written of late about "fresh expressions" of church-ecclesial communities established for the...
Celtic Christian Spirituality: Essential Writings Annotated and Explained
Celtic Christian Spirituality: Essential Writings Annotated and Explained. Edited by Mary C. Earle. Introduction by John Philip Newell. (Woodstock, Vermont: Skylight Paths Publishing, 2011, Pp. xi, 144. $16.99.)My new parish and I recently celebrated...
Charles James Stewart and the First Canadian Anglican Hymn Book
In August 1809, Bishop Jacob Mountain, first bishop of the Anglican diocese of Quebec, wrote to a friend back home in England about his first episcopal visit to the newly built church in the Seigneury of St. Armand, south of Montreal:The psalmody in...
Correspondence and Documentation Related to Austin Farrer's Baptism in the Church of England on 14 May 1924
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-USASCII text omitted.)I. INTRODUCTIONWidely recognized as - in the words of Rowan Williams - "possibly the greatest Anglican mind of the twentieth century," Austin Marsden Farrer belongs to the long list of important Anglican...
Four Philosophical Anglicans: W. G. De Burgh, W. R. Matthews, O. C. Quick, H. A. Hodge
Four Philosophical Anglicans: W. G. De Burgh, W. R. Matthews, O. C. Quick, H. A. Hodge. By Alan P. E Sell. (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2010, Pp. 336. $124.95.)Alan P. F. Sell, a former professor of theology and philosophy in Wales, first offers a...
Grace in Motion: The Intersection of Women's Ordination and Virginia Theological Seminary
Grace in Motion: The Intersection of Women's Ordination and Virginia Theological Seminary. By Judith Maxwell McDaniel. (Brainard: RiverPlace Communication Arts, 2011, Pp. 224.)Judith Maxwell McDaniel's Grace in Motion is about the intersection of one...
Handbook for the Study of the Historical Jesus
Handbook for the Study of the Historical Jesus. Edited by Tom Holmén and Stanley E. Porter. (Leiden: Brill, 2011. 4 vols: I. How to Study the Historical Jesus; II. The Study ofjesus; III. 3 The Historical Jesus; IV. 4 Individual Studies. Pp. xxi, 3652....
If You Meet George Herbert on the Road, Kill Him. Radically Re-Thinking Priestly Ministry
If You Meet George Herbert on the Road, Kill Him. Radically Re-thinking Priestly Ministry. By Justin Lewis-Anthony. (London and New York: Mowbray, 2009, Pp. viii, 248. $29.95.)Readers able to transcend this volume's unfortunate title (based on a Buddhist...
"Land Sakes Alive": St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church
"Land Sokes Alive": St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Chico, California, The First Sunday in Lent, 26 February 2012In 1877, Libbie Stansbury arrived in Chico as a newlywed and, upon learning there was no Episcopal church in Chico at the time,...
Liberalism without Illusions: Renewing an American Christian Tradition
Liberalism without Illusions: Renewing an American Christian Tradition. By Christopher H. Evans. (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2010. Pp. ix, 207. $24.95.)Since the mid-1960s Protestant liberalism had lost its dominant position in the American...
Octavia Daughter of God: The Story of a Female Messiah and Her Followers
Octavia Daughter of God: The Story of a Female Messiah and Her Followers. By Jane Shaw. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 201 1, Pp. xx, 398. $35.00.)Truth is stranger than fiction, especially when it comes to envisioning a female Messiah...
On the Thirty-Nine Articles: A Conversation with Tudor Christianity
On the Thirty-Nine Articles: A Conversation with Tudor Christianity. By Oliver O'Donovan. 2nd Edition. (London: SCM Press, 2011, Pp. xiv, 160. GBP 16.99.)In prayer books around the Anglican world, along with liturgical texts based on the 1662 Book of...
Politics Reformed: The Anglo-American Legacy of Covenant Theology
Politics Reformed: The Anglo-American Legacy of Covenant Theology. By Glenn A. Moots. (Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2010, Pp. 240. $44.95.)Glenn Moots has written an impressive study on the impact of covenant theology on British...
Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830-1870
Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830-1870. By Daniel L. Fountain. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010, Pp. xi, 159. $36.00.)Many books have been written about slave Christianity in the antebellum...
Taking the Long View: Christian Theology in Historical Perspective
Taking the Long View: Christian Theology in Historical Perspective. By David C. Steinmetz. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, Pp. ix, 187. $21.95.)Taking the Long Vieiu is a collection of the theologically-oriented lectures and essays by the Reformation...
The Civilising Mission and the English Middle Class, 1792-1850: The 'Heathen' at Home and Overseas
The Civilising Mission and the English Middle Class, 1792-1850: The 'Heathen' at Home and Overseas. By Alison Twells. (Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, Pp. xiv, 353. $75.00.)Utilizing the city of Sheffield as her focus,...
The Claims of Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England
The Claims of Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England. By Kate Classons. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010, Pp. xi, 389. $40.00, paper.)A central argument in Kate Crassons' study is that literature,...
The Confederate Soldier's Pocket Manual of Devotions; Including Balm for the Weary and the Wounded
The Confederate Soldier's Pocket Manual of Devotions; including Balm for the Weary and the Wounded. Compiled by Charles Todd Quintard. Foreword by William O. Nisbet Jr. (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2009, Pp. xxiii, 173. $18.00.)The conflicts...
The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Harry Potter
The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Harry Potter. By John Killinger. (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2010, Pp., 164. $17.00, paper.)The comparisons of Harry Potter and his escapades in the seven-book series to the Christian faith are not new....
The Ordeal of Thomas Barton: Anglican Missionary in the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1755-1780
The Ordeal of Thomas Barton: Anglican Missionary in the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1755-1780. By James P. Myers Jr. (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Lehigh University Press, 2010, Pp. ix, 278. $52.50.)James P. Myers Jr.'s excellent biography of Anglican missionary...
The Spirit of Classical Canon Law
The Spirit of Classical Canon Law. By R. H. Helmholz. (Athens, Oeorgia: University of Georgia Press, 2010, Pp. xiv, 514. $28.95.)In (his new paperback edition of his 1996 book, R. H. Helmholz provides an in-depth exploration of a variety of fascinating...
The UMCA in Malawi: A History of the Anglican Church
The UMCA in Malawi: A History of the Anglican Church. By James Tengatenga. (Zomba: Kachere Series, 2010, Pp. i, 432. GBP 29.95.)First of all let me remind readers to wade patiently through the book's acknowledgements before venturing into the text. Because...
Why Choose the Liberal Arts?
Why Choose the Liberal Arts? 'By Mark William Roche. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010, Pp. x, 198. $20.00, paper.)A traditional liberal arts education has always been a difficult sell in America. The nation's experiment with...
William B. Cooper and the Beginning of the American Church Mission's Work in Tokyo, 1873-1882
2009 marked the sesquicentenary of the establishment of the Protestant Episcopal mission in Japan. American missionaries made up of both men and women, many of them from the southern states, together with their colleagues from British and (-anadian Anglican...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.