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. 3, September

An Evangelical Catholic Anglicanism Christ Episcopal Church, Wenham and Hamilton, Massachusetts Easter V, 2005
Many conservative Anglican churches are evangelical, or catholic, or charismatic. In the past decade some have emerged that are evangelical and catholic and charismatic. Christ Episcopal Church, serving Wenham and Hamilton in the diocese of Massachusetts,...
Anglicans and the Atlantic World: High Churchmen, Evangelicals, and the Quebec Connection
RICHARD W. VAUDRY. Anglicans and the Atlantic World: High Churchmen, Evangelicals, and the Quebec Connection. McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion. Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003. Pp. xviii + 315, bibliography, index....
A Quiet Reminder of Remote Controversies St. John Chrysostom Church, Delafield, Wisconsin 19th after Pentecost, 2004
The little red wooden church of St. John Chrysostom, in Delafield, Wisconsin, on its quiet hill in the lake country, bears witness to the romantic and controversial missionary brotherhood which established nearby Nashotah House in 1842. The story of...
Before Hooker: The Material Context of Elizabethan Prayer Book Worship*
The second Book of Common Prayer did away with medieval stone altars, long the centerpiece of English Christian worship. The priest was directed, by rubric, to celebrate the Lord's Supper at a wooden table. Further, Thomas Cranmer, who revised the 1552...
Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England
PETER MARSHALL. Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xi + 316, introduction, bibliography, index. $74.00.Recent studies of the English Reformation have moved beyond the political and administrative...
Highly Respected Anglican Clergyman: John Cameron of Virginia, 1770-1815
Historians do not agree about the identity and quality of the Anglican ministers of colonial and revolutionary Virginia. Some view them from a critical, negative perspective, whereas others display a more balanced, sympathetic judgment. The chief issues...
Popular Politics and the English Reformation
ETHAN H. SHAGAN. Popular Politics and the English Reformation. Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xiii +341, introduction, conclusion, bibliography, index. $25.00 (paper).No book...
Queen Victoria
WALTER L. ARNSTEIN. Queen Victoria. New York, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. Pp. xii + 254, introduction, bibliography, index. $29.95.It is just as well that Walter Arnstein takes on the question of why another biography of Queen Victoria from the...
Rethinking the Age of Reform: Britain 1780-1850
ARTHUR BURNS AND JOANNA INNES, EDS. Rethinking the Age of Reform: Britain 1780-1850. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xiv + 346, bibliography, index. $70.00.This volume contains a fascinating set of essays which may ultimately...
Samuel Sebastian Wesley: A Life/Samuel Wesley: The Man and His Music
PETER HORTON. Samuel Sebastian Wesley: A Life. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. xx + 385, appendix and worklist. £60.00.PHILIP OLLESON. Samuel Wesley: The Man and His Music. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: The Boydell Press, 2003. Pp....
The High Kirk of Scotland St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, April 13, 2003
Dating to the twelfth century, and rebuilt in the fourteenth, St. Giles Cathedral on The Royal Mile in Edinburgh is the High Kirk of Scotland. Initially a collegiate church within the medieval diocese of St Andrew's, it became alternately Presbyterian...
The Rage of Caliban: The Common Service, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Catholic Revival
I. TWO DAUGHTERS OF THE REFORMATIONIn his "Preface" to the 1888 Common Service [CS], Beale Melanchthon Schmucker described the genesis of the service, which was the product of four years of effort by representatives of the General Council, the General...
The Rise of Evangelicalism: The Age of Edwards, Whitefield and the Wesleys
MARK. A. NOLL. The Rise of Evangelicalism: The Age of Edwards, Whitefield and the Wesleys, Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2003. Pp. 330, introduction, bibliography, index. $23.00.This is the first in a projected five-volume series, A History...
The Romanesque Revival: Religion, Politics, and Transnational Exchange/The Makers of Trinity Church in the City of Boston
KATHLEEN CURRAN. The Romanesque Revival: Religion, Politics, and Transnational Exchange. University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003. Pp. xxvii + 364, bibliography, index, black and white illustrations, color plates....
William Manross Historian and Benefactor
In the summer of 1987 officials of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church were surprised to learn that the society had been named as the recipient of a generous bequest.1 The benefactor was a professor emeritus of Philadelphia Divinity School...
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