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. 84, No. 2, June

After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History
After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History. By David A. Hollinger. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013, Pp. xiv, 228. $29.95.); Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith. Byjason...
A History of the Episcopal Church - Third Revised Edition: Complete through the 78th General Convention
A History of the Episcopal Church - Third Revised Edition: Complete through the 78th General Convention. By Robert W. Prichard. (New York: Church Publishing, Morehouse Publishing, 2014. Pp. xv, 460. $40.00, paper.)This revised and expanded version of...
A Nation with the Soul of a Church: How Christian Proclamation Has Shaped American History
A Nation with the Soul of a Church: How Christian Proclamation Has Shaped American History. By O. C. Edwards (Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, 2013, Pp. xii, 366. $58.00.)What would "a nation with the soul of a church" be like? G. K Chesterton was...
Anglican Eucharistic Liturgies, 1985-2010
Anglican Eucharistic Liturgies, 1985-2010. Edited by Colin Buchanan. (London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2011. Pp. xi, 324. £45.00, paper.)The task of compiling Anglican liturgies changed in character in the 1960s as a growing number of Anglican provinces...
Being Open, Being Faithful: The Journey of Interreligious Dialogue
Being Open, Being Faithful: The Journey of Interreligious Dialogue. By Douglas Pratt. (Geneva: World Council of Churches Publications, 2014. Pp. xx, 193. $18.00.)What does Christian identity mean in the face of religious pluralism? This central question...
Being Protestant in Reformation Britain
Being Protestant in Reformation Britain. By Alec Ryrie. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, Pp. xiii, 498. $65.00.)This book asks two main questions: "What did early modern Protestants do in order to live out their religion; and what meaning did...
Communication in an Anglican Empire: Edmund Gibson and His Commissaries, 1723-1748
In 1723 Edmund Gibson became the bishop ofLondon, a position of enormous power and prestige within England as well as its national church. The position also held a great deal of responsibility, not least of which was catering to the spiritual needs of...
Corporate Holiness, Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Society, 1760-1870
Corporate Holiness, Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Society, 1760-1870. By Bob Tennant. (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013, Pp. xii, 342. $99.00.)Bob Tennant's book, published just before his death in January 2014, bears testimony...
Daughters of the Anglican Clergy: Religion, Gender and Identity in Victorian England
Daughters of the Anglican Clergy: Religion, Gender and Identity in Victorian England, By Midori Yamaguchi. (Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, Pp. xiii 4- 324. £ 68.00.)Midori Yamaguchi, in Daughters of the Anglican Clergy:...
God and Charles Dickens: Recovering the Christian Voice of a Classic Author
God and Charles Dickens: Recovering the Christian Voice of a Classic Author. By Gary L. Colledge. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2012. Pp. xix, 202, bibliography, notes, indices. $19.99.)Gary Colledge, a pastor with a Ph.D. from St. Andrew's...
Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir
Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir. By Stanley Hauerwas. (Grand Rapids; Eerdmans, 2010, Pp. vii, 288. $25.00, hardcover.)Stanley Hauerwas' autobiographical work Hannah's Child is magisterial. There are many theologians and public intellectuals who...
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life. By Nancy Koester. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans Publishing Co. 2014, Pp. xi, 371. $24.00.)Nancy Koester's Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life, offers both a compact but complete life study of the writer...
Missional Worship, Worshipful Mission: Gathering as God's People, Going out in God's Name
Missional Worship, Worshipful Mission: Gathering as God's People, Going Out in God's Name. By Ruth Meyers. (Calvin Institute of Christian Worship CICW, 2014. $26.00, paper.)Drawing upon deep convictions that vital worship and vital mission are inseparably...
Reforming Reformation
Reforming Reformation. Edited by Thomas F. Mayer. Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700 series. (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2012, Pp. xiv, 251. $119.95.)Reforming Reformation, edited by Thomas F. Mayer, emerged from a conference by that tide that was held...
Tenebrae, Drama, Passion, Music, Broadway Cast, Free: Maundy Thursday at Saugerties Reformed Church
In 1628, the first Dutch Reformed church opened in lower Manhattan. The denomination quickly grew further north along the Hudson River as West Indies trade expanded. Now called the Reformed Church in Amer- ica, the denomination has grown to approximately...
The Comfort of Sturdy Prayer Book Worship: A Conference at Kanuga
The General Board of Examining Chaplains convenes an annual readers' conference to evaluate the General Ordination Examination of the Episcopal Church. For the past several years, these have been held at Kanuga, a conference center near Hendersonville,...
The East India Company and Religion, 1698-1858
The East India Company and Religion, 1698-1858. By Penelope Carson. Worlds of the East India Company, Vol. 7. (Rochester, New York: Boydell & Brewer, Pp. 277. $115.00.)This is a traditional, densely written, well-researched historical monograph....
The Founding Fathers and the Debate over Religion in Revolutionary America: A History in Documents
The Founding Fathers and the Debate over Religion in Revolutionary America: A History in Documents. Edited by Matthew L. Harris and Thomas S. Kidd. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012, Pp. ix, 196. $19.95, paper.); Faith of the Founders: Religion...
The Letters of Dr. Thomas Coke
The Letters of Dr. Thomas Coke. Edited by John A. Vickers. (Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2013, Pp. xx, 787. $89.99, paper.)Thomas Coke (1747-1814) was unquestionably the leading British advocate of early Methodist missions, and John Vickers has reigned...
The Match Girl and the Heiress
The Match Girl and the Heiress. By Seth Koven. (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2014, Pp. 464. $35.00.)In The Match Girl and the Heiress, Seth Koven explicates findesiede Britain's socio-economic and political transformations through...
The Road towards Full Communion between the Philippine Independent Church and the Episcopal Church
The relationship of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church), since the 1960s a full communion partner of most, if not all the churches of the Anglican Communion, with other churches has experienced a number of developments...
The Theory and Practice of Extended Communion
The Theory and Practice of Extended Communion. By Phillip Tovey. (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2009, Pp. 196. £65.00.)In 2001, after a complex series of debates in its General Synod, the Church of England produced an official service of "Communion by...
Transforming Preaching
Transforming Preaching. Ruthanna B. Hooke. (New York: Church Publishing, 2010, Pp. v, 152. $16.00, paper.)Ruthanna Hooke provides a convincing argument that the task of preaching should integrate the human story and God's story as witnessed through the...
Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World
Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World. By Sam W. Haynes. (Charlottesville, Virginia: The University of Virginia Press, 2010, Pp. x, 378. $29.95.)To the keen observer, the hallmark of adolescence is insecurity. Unsure of...
William Parks: The Colonial Printer in the Transatlantic World of the Eighteenth Century
William Parks: The Colonial Printer in the Transatlantic World of the Eighteenth Century. By A. Franklin Parks. (University Park: The Pennsylvania University Press, 2012, Pp. xiv + 218. $79.95.)One aspect of the interplay of culture and religion that...
William Wordsworth and the Theology of Poverty
William Wordsworth and the Theology of Poverty. By Heidi J. Snow. (Farham, Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2013, Pp. vii, 152. $99.99.)When the poet Wordsworth abandoned the subject of kings and queens to write about nature and common people, he often chose...
Wycliffite Spirituality
Wycliffite Spirituality. Edited and translated by J. Patrick Hornbeck II, Stephen E. Lahey, and Fiona Somerset. (Mahwah, Newjersey: Paulist Press, 2013, pp. xii, 412. $29.95.)Bear in mind the title when reading this book; it is Wycliffite Spirituality...
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