Anglicanism 101

What does it mean to be an Anglican and Episcopalian? Many of us in the Episcopal Church come from different traditions, or from none at all. (It doesn’t matter!) There are lots of things that puzzle even cradle Episcopalians. In this six part series, we tried to address some questions about basic beliefs and traditions in our church.

Downloads: Presentations

1. Anglican Identity

2. Anglican Authority

3. The English Reformation: Political Context

4. History of the Book of Common Prayer

5. A New American Church: History and Organization

6. The Church Community. The Work of the Church

References

 

The Anglican Vision. The New Church's Teaching Series, Volume 1. James E. Griffiss, Cowley, Boston.1997

Welcome to the Episcopal Church An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship. Christopher L. Webber. Morehouse. 1999

What is Anglicanism? Urban T. Holmes III. Morehouse Publishing, Harrisburg, 1982.

A Dictionary of the Church. A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians. Don S. Armentrout, Robert Boak Slocum, editors. Church Publishing, New York

A Dictionary for Episcopalians. Revised. Expanded. Updated. John N. Wall, Cowley, Cambridge, 2000.