The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Anglican Communion
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion 1. Aufl.
This uniquely comprehensive reference work provides a global account of the history, expansion, diversity, and contemporary issues facing the Anglican Communion, the worldwide body that includes all followers of the Anglican faith. An insightful and wide-ranging treatment of this dynamic global faith, offering unrivalled coverage of its historical development, and the religious and ethical questions affecting the church today Explores every aspect of this vibrant religious community – from analyzing its instruments of Unity, to its central role in interfaith communication Spans the Anglican Communion’s long history through to 21st century debates within the church on such issues as sexual-orientation of clergy, and the pastoral role of women Features a substantial articles on the Church’s 44 provinces, including a brief history of each Brings together a distinguished and international team of contributors, including some of the world’s leading Anglican commentators
Notes on Contributors xi Preface xxiii Acknowledgements xxv Part I History 1 1 Locating the Anglican Communion in the History of Anglicanism 3 Gregory K. Cameron 2 The History of Mission in the Anglican Communion 15 Titus Presler 3 The Emergence of the Anglican Communion in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 33 William L. Sachs Part II Structures of the Communion 45 4 The Instruments of Unity and Communion in Global Anglicanism 47 Norman Doe 5 The Archbishops of Canterbury, Past and Current 67 Nancy Carol James 6 The Book of Common Prayer 81 J. Robert Wright 7 The Lambeth Conferences 91 Robert W. Prichard 8 Anglican Consultative Councils 105 Samuel Van Culin and Andrew Bennett Terry 9 The Anglican Communion Covenant 119 Andrew Goddard Part III Provinces 135 Africa 136 10 The Anglican Church of Burundi 137 Katherine L. Wood 11 The Church of the Province of Central Africa 143 Katherine L. Wood 12 The Province of the Anglican Church of the Congo 148 Emma Wild-Wood and Titre Ande 13 The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean 159 Cameron J. Soulis 14 The Anglican Church of Kenya 162 J. Barney Hawkins IV 15 The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) 165 Benjamin A. Kwashi 16 L’Eglise Episcopale au Rwanda 184 Emmanuel Mukeshimana 17 The Anglican Church of Southern Africa 194 Ian S. Markham 18 The Episcopal Church of Sudan 199 Abraham Yel Nhial 19 The Anglican Church of Tanzania 204 Phanuel L. Mung’ong’o and Moses Matonya 20 The Church of the Province of Uganda 221 Christopher Byaruhanga 21 The Church of the Province of West Africa 232 John S. Pobee Asia 239 22 The Church of Bangladesh 240 Shourabh Pholia 23 The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui 253 Paul Kwong 24 The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan) 263 Renta Nishihara 25 The Episcopal/Anglican Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East 272 Mouneer Hanna Anis 26 The Anglican Church of Korea 289 Yang Guen-Seok 27 The Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma) 300 Katharine E. Babson and Saw Maung Doe 28 The Church of North India (United) 319 Dhirendra Kumar Sahu 29 The Church of Pakistan (United) 329 Azad Marshall 30 The Episcopal Church in the Philippines 341 Mary Jane L. Dogue-is 31 The Church of the Province of South East Asia 344 Justyn Terry 32 The Church of South India (United) 355 Ian S. Markham 33 The Church of Ceylon (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury) 359 Duleep de Chickera Australia and Oceania 373 34 The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia 374 Christopher Honoré 35 The Anglican Church of Australia 387 Robert Tong 36 The Church of the Province of Melanesia 407 J. Barney Hawkins IV 37 The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea 410 J. Barney Hawkins IV Europe 412 38 The Church of England 413 Mark Chapman 39 The Church of Ireland 426 Robyn M. Neville 40 The Scottish Episcopal Church 441 Brian Smith 41 The Church in Wales 452 Barry Morgan Extra-Provincial to Canterbury 464 42 Dioceses Extra-Provincial to Canterbury (Bermuda, the Lusitanian Church, the Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain, and Falkland Islands) 465 John A. Macdonald North America 474 43 The Anglican Church of Canada 475 Alan L. Hayes 44 Iglesia Anglicana de la Región Central de América 489 Ricardo F. Blanco-Beledo 45 The Anglican Church of Mexico (La Iglesia Anglicana de México) 500 John A. Macdonald 46 The Episcopal Church in the United States of America 508 J. Barney Hawkins IV 47 The Church in the Province of the West Indies 516 Noel Titus 48 The Episcopal Church of Cuba 526 A. Hugo Blankingship, Jr. South America 538 49 Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (The Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil) 539 Gustavo L. Castello Branco and Marcus Throup 50 La Iglesia Anglicana del Cono Sur (The Anglican Province of the Cono Sur) 547 John A. Macdonald Part IV Themes 553 51 Theology in the Anglican Communion 555 Justyn Terry 52 The Anglican Communion and Ecumenical Relations 569 Michael Nazir-Ali 53 Music in the Anglican Communion 585 William Bradley Roberts 54 Liturgy in the Anglican Communion 594 Nancy Carol James 55 Preaching in the Anglican Communion 606 George L. Carey 56 Women in the Anglican Communion 617 Janet Trisk 57 Human Sexuality in the Anglican Communion 627 Godfrey Mdimi Mhogolo 58 Theological Education in the Anglican Communion 643 Leon P. Spencer 59 Interreligious Relations in the Anglican Communion 657 Ian S. Markham 60 Globalization of the Anglican Communion 666 Grant LeMarquand 61 Missionary Work in the Anglican Communion 677 Timothy J. Dakin 62 Cross Communion Organizations 700 Julian Linnell 63 The Spirituality of the Anglican Communion 714 Elizabeth Hoare 64 Views of Colonization Across the Anglican Communion 726 Robert S. Heaney 65 The Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) 739 Mark D. Thompson Index 750
“The authors, as one might expect from an episcopal church, include three present or former archbishops, 13 bishops, 20 or so priests and 40-odd academics, many of them professors (with some overlap between the last two groups), so there is plenty of authoritative scholarship and expertise here.” (Reference Reviews, 1 October 2014) “The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Anglican Communion (WBCAC) is an unprecedented work on global Anglicanism. It offers a thorough account of the history, structures, members and major themes in Anglican thought, which is as comprehensive as it is comprehensible. As a guide to the Anglican Communion, it leaves no notable stone unturned.” (Churchman, 1 August 2014) “This is a valuable contribution to understanding the Anglican Communion. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners; general readers.” (Choice, 1 December 2013)
The Very Rev Dr Ian S. Markham is Dean, President and Professor of Theology and Ethics of Virginia Theological Seminary, USA. He is the author of numerous books including Against Atheism (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), Encountering Religion (with Tinu Ruparell, Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), Theology of Engagement (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), Truth and the Reality of God (1998), and Plurality and Christian Ethics (1994);and is editor of The Student’s Companion to the Theologians (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), A World Religions Reader, 3rd edition (with Christy Lohr, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), and Globalization, Ethics, and Islam (2005). The Rev Dr J. Barney Hawkins IV is Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Associate Dean of the Center for Anglican Communion Studies and Professor of Pastoral Theology at Virginia Theological Seminary, USA. A specialist on eighteenth-century Anglicanism in the American colonies, he spent more than two decades in parish ministry before joining VTS’s faculty in 2000. He is co-editor of Christ and Culture: Communion After Lambeth (with Martyn Percy, Mark Chapman, and Ian Markham, 2010), and co-author of Staying One, Remaining Open: Education Leaders for a 21st Century Church (with Richard J. Jones, 2010). The Very Rev Dr Justyn Terry is Dean and President of Trinity School for Ministry, USA, where he is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology. He undertook his undergraduate studies in physics at Keble College, Oxford, and in theology and ministry at Cranmer Hall, St. John’s College, Durham, UK. Dr Terry was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1996 and served in ordained ministry in central London for ten years. He received his PhD in Systematic Theology from King’s College, London, in 2003 and is the author of The Justifying Judgment of God (2007). The Rev. Leslie Nuñez Steffensen is currently Assistant to the Rector at Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia. Prior to completing her Master of Divinity, she was the Administrative Coordinator for the Center for Anglican Communion Studies at the Virginia Theological Seminary, USA. She took a BA in international studies at Johns Hopkins University before becoming Master of Theological Studies at VTS. She volunteered for missionary duties in Tanzania, where she worked as Academic Dean of Msalato Theological College in Dodoma, teaching theology and biblical studies.
This uniquely comprehensive reference work provides a global account of the history, expansion, diversity, and contemporary issues facing the Anglican Communion, the worldwide body that includes all followers of the Anglican faith. It brings together a distinguished and international team of contributors, including some of the world’s leading Anglican commentators, to offer readers unrivalled coverage of the church’s historical development and the religious and ethical questions affecting it today. The volume incorporates every aspect of this vibrant and often complex religious community – home to the third-largest Christian denomination – from the analysis of its instruments of Unity, to its central role in interfaith communication. It spans the Anglican Communion’s long history through to 21st century debates within the church on such issues as sexual-orientation of clergy, and the pastoral role of women. Included is a full directory of the Church’s 44 provinces, with a brief history of each, alongside dedicated bibliographies for each chapter. The result is an insightful and wide-ranging treatment of this dynamic global faith.
“This wide-ranging and wonderfully comprehensive companion is really a well-informed guide. Its many essays, together with reports from the provinces which constitute the Communion, provide the background and present the challenges that face the Communion, and its member churches, as it looks to the future. The vast amount of information contained here is invaluable to anyone interested in the evolution of what is known as Anglicanism.”—Frank T. Griswold, XXV Presiding Bishop, The Episcopal Church “The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Anglican Communion marks an important, and much-needed, effort to assemble the best of modern Anglican scholarship in a cooperative, global enterprise, across theological as well as geographic and economic dividing lines to chart something of the vicissitudes of Anglican diversity-in-unity. Here, remarkably, some of the best minds of modern Anglicanism, and a host of recognized leaders, wrestle with the meaning of Anglican identity and history in a single, comprehensive sweep. A rare feat of both scholarship and ecclesial service by Anglicans for the good of the whole--and a first fruit, we may hope, of many similar, cooperative efforts.”—Christopher Wells, Executive Director and Editor of The Living Church Foundation
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