The Study of Anglicanism: Revised Edition

The Study of Anglicanism: Revised Edition

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Overview

In this authoritative volume, thirty-one of the world's leading Anglican scholars present the first sustained and thorough account of the history and ethos of the Churches of the Anglican Communion from the Anglican reform of the sixteenth century to its global witness today.

Thoroughly revised, augmented, and updated, this new edition of The Study of Anglicanism offers a comprehensive interpretation of the character of Anglicanismincluding its history, theology, worship, standards and practices, and its future prospects worldwide. A fascinating and unique work, it remains the one indispensable key to this rich and pluriform heritage for both the general reader and the student.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800631512
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 09/30/1998
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 536
Sales rank: 1,077,309
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Knight is Research Assistant to Stephen Sykes.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface to the First Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Abbreviations

PART I: THE HISTORY OF ANGLICANISM

From the Reformation to the Eighteenth Century

William P. Haugaard

From the Early Eighteenth Century to the Present Day

Perry Butler

PART II: THE GOSPEL IN ANGLICANISM

Louis Weil

PART III: AUTHORITY AND METHOD

Scripture

Reginald H. Fuller

Tradition, Fathers and Councils

Henry Chadwick

Reason

A.S. McGrade

PART IV: ANGLICAN STANDARDS

Prayer Books

Marion J. Hatchett

The Articles and Homilies

Peter Toon

Ordinals

Paul F. Bradshaw

Catechisms

James Hartin, revised by Jonathan Knight

Standard Divines

John E. Booty

Lex Orandi-Lex Credendi

W. Taylor Stevenson

Councils, Conferences and Synods

Frederick H. Shriver

Canon Law

Daniel B. Stevick

PART V: CHURCH, SACRAMENTS AND MINISTRY

Doctrine of the Church

Philip H.E. Thomas

The Fundamentals of Christianity

Stephen W. Sykes

The Laity

Predrica Harris Thompsett

Initiation

David R. Holeton

Holy Communion

William R. Crockett

Ministry and Priesthood

John Webster

Episcopacy

Richard A. Norris

PART VI: ANGLICANISM IN PRACTICE

Anglican Spirituality

A.M. Allchin

Anglican Morality

Paul Elmen

Anglican Pastoral Tradition

O.C. Edwards Jr.

Church-State Relations

Peter Hinchliff

Sociology of Anglicanism

W.S.F. Pickering, revised by Peter Brierley and Grace Davie

PART VII PROSPECTS

The Ecumenical Future

Mary Tanner

Non-Anglo-Saxon Anglicanism

John S. Pobee

What is 'Anglicanism'?

Paul Avis

Anglicanism, Ecclesia Anglicana, and Anglican: An Essay on Terminology

J. Robert Wright

Anglicans and Mission

T.E. Yates

Glossary

Index

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