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. 80, No. 3, September

Anglicanorum Ceotibus and the Church of Our Lady of the Atonement, the Founding Parish of Anglican Use in the Roman Catholic Church
Anglicanorum Ceotibus and the Church of Our Lady of the Atonement, the Founding Parish of Anglican Use in the Roman Catholic Church, Feast of St. David of Wales, 1 March 2011Anglicanism is sometimes called "Catholic-lite" because of its retention of...
A Place for Meaning: Art, Faith, and Museum Culture
A Place for Meaning: Art, Faith, and Museum Culture. By Amanda Millay Hughes and Carolyn H. Wood (Ackland Art Museum: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Pp. xvii, 249. $30.00.)The Ackland Art Museum recently spent considerable resources...
Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches
Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches. By Robert Wuthnow. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009, Pp. 345. i. 95, paper.)Boundless Faith is a timely and insightful exploration of the global activities of American Christians....
Bridges of Understanding: Shared Elements of Faith and Practice between Anglicans and Akorino in Kenya
A recent writer captures the sense of desire that is common among many "African Indigenous Churches" (AICs): the need "to end their isolation and enter into sincere dialog with those outside. . . . [This need] is significant for both AIC self understanding...
Charge of the Fifth Archbishop of Kenya, Presented at the Service of His Enthronement, All Saints Cathedral Church, Nairobi, Kenya 5 July 2009(1)
Your Excellency the president of die Republic of Kenya, Hon Mwai Kibaki; the prime minister of the Republic of Kenya, Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga; members of the diplomatic corps; cabinet ministers and Members of Parliament; members of the judiciary; primates,...
Dissenting Bodies: Corporealities in Early New England
Dissenting Bodies: Corporealities in Early New England. By Martha L. Finch. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010, Pp. xiv, 274. $45.00, cloth.)"Colonial bodies - how they were disciplined toward moral behavior, how they were clothed, how they gestured...
Edinburgh 2010: Mission Then and Now/Edinburgh 2010, Volume II: Witnessing to Christ Today/Holistic Mission: God's Plan for God's People/Mission Continues: Global Impulses for the 21st Century
Edinburgh 2010: Mission Then and Now. Edited by David A. Kerr and Kenneth R. Ross. (Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2009, Pp. xiv, 343. GBP 23.19.)Edinburgh 2010, Volume II: Witnessing to Christ Today. Edited by Daryl Balia and Kirsteen Kim. (Oxford:...
God in America
God in America. (Boston: WGBH and Frontline Video, 2010. 176 Minutes. $24.99.)The ambitious six-part PBS documentary, God in America, explores four centuries of religious history through the lenses of an American exceptionalism rooted in religious liberty....
Handbook of Theological Education in World Christianity: Theological Perspectives-Regional Surveys-Ecumenical Trends
Handbook of Theological Education in World Christianity: Theological Perspectives-Regional Surveys-Ecumenical Trends. Edited by Dietrich Werner, David Esterline, Namsoon Kang, and Joshva Raja. (Oxford, UK: Regnum Books International, 2010, Pp. vii, 759....
How to Understand the Sacred Scriptures
How to Understand the Sacred Scriptures. From Clavis Scripturce Sacra by Matthias Flacius Illyricus. Translated by Wade R. Johnston, with an introduction by Jack Kilcrease. (Saginaw, Michigan: Magdeburg Press, 2011, Pp. 118. $9.99.)As his title indicates,...
India and the Indianness of Christianity: Essays on Understanding-Historical, Theological, and Biographical-In Honour of Robert Eric Frykenberg
India and the Indianness of Christianity: Essays on Understanding-Historical, Theological, and Biographical-in Honour of Robert Eric Frykenberg. Edited by Richard Fox Young. (Grand Rapids: W. B. Eerdmanns, 2009. Pp. xi, 283. $45.00.)Robert Eric Frykenberg...
Liturgy in the Age of Reason: Worship and Sacraments in England and Scotland 1662-C. 1800
Liturgy in the Age of Reason: Worship and Sacraments in England and Scotland 1662-c. 1800. By Brian D. Spinks. (Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2008, Pp. ix, 284. $99.95.)The reader surveying the title of Brian Spinks' study of the...
Many Parts, One Body: How the Episcopal Church Works
Many Parts, One Body: How The Episcopal Church Works. By James Dator with Jan Nunley. (New York: Church Publishing, 2010, Pp. v, 192. $19.00.)In Many Parts, One Body James Dator dispels a very common notion that the Episcopal Church was initially organized...
Outposts of the Faith: Anglo-Catholicism in Some Rural Parishes
Outposts of the Faith: Anglo-Catholicism in Some Rural Parishes. By Michael Yelton. (Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2009, Pp. ix, 256. GBP 22.99, paper.)In Outposts of the Faith, Michael Yelton provides sketches of several rural parishes, which adopted Anglo-Cadiolicism...
Religious Experience Reconsidered: A Building-Block Approach to the Study of Religion
Religious Experience Reconsidered: A Building-Block Approach to the Study of Religion. By Ann Taves. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009, Pp. 232. $26.95, cloth.)Religious Experience Reconsidered is the tiiird and most recent book by Ann Taves,...
Samuel Seabury and Charles Inglis: Two Bishops, Two Churches
Samuel Seabury and Charles Inglis: Two Bishops, Two Churches. By Ross N. Hebb. (Madison and Teaneck, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010, Pp. 157. $43.50.)This slim volume is designed as a comparison of die first two bishops in North...
Studies in East African Anglicanism
Just over one hundred years ago, in 1910, the World Missionary conference was held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Christian missionaries from Europe, including Anglicans, had been in West Africa for a century. The church had already begun to grow under African...
The English Catholic Community, 1688-1745: Politics, Culture, and Ideology/Catholic Gentry in English Society: The Throckmortons of Coughton from Reformation to Emancipation/The Making and Unmaking of the English Catholic Intellectual Community, 1910-1950
The English Catholic Community, 1688-1745: Politics, Culture, and ideology. By Gabriel Glickman. (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Boydell Press, 2009, Pp. ix, 306. $115.00.)Catholic Gentry in English Society: The Throckmortons of Coughton from Reformation...
The Making of Saint Louis: Kingship, Sanctity, and Crusade in the Later Middle Ages/The Rituals and Rhetoric of Queenship: Medieval to Early Modern
The Making of Saint Louis: Kingship, Sanctity, and Crusade in the Later Middle Ages. M. Cecilia Gaposchkin. (New York: Cornell University Press, 2008, Pp. xvii, 331. $45.00.)The Rituah and Rhetoric of Queenship: Medieval to Early Modem. Edited by Liz...
Tory Insurgents: The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays
Tory Insurgents: The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays. Revised and Expanded Edition. By Robert M. Calhoon, Timothy M. Barnes, and Robert S. Davis. (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2010, Pp. xx, 393. $29.95, paper.)This...
Trust in an Age of Arrogance
Trust in an Age of Arrogance. By C. Fitzsimons Allison (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2010, Pp. xix, 180. $23.00.)This book is an extended comment on Matthew 16.6: "Beware the yeast of the Pharisees and the Sadducees." Liberal and conservative moralists...
Walking the Rift: The Missionary Art of Bishop Alfred Robert Tucker
Professional artists were quite frequently essential personnel during the early Victorian voyages of discovery in East Africa. Art was flourishing in Great Britain in the late 1800s and David Livingstone's 1857 Zambezi expedition included a professional...
Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800-1940
Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800-1940. Edited by Sue Morgan and Jacqueline deVries. (London and New York: Routledge, 2010. Pp. ix, 244. GBP 22.99.)The ten essays, plus Introduction and Afterword, which make up Women, Gender and Religious...
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