TXJ 2631HF Anglican History and Theology Fall 2006

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To email the instructors:
Alan Hayes
David Neelands
Alison Hari-Singh

From the Graham Library of Trinity and Wycliffe Colleges, Anglican Authors Online

Also from the Graham Library, e-pastors online

Links page from Anglican Church of Canada website.  Lots of worldwide links  

Links page from the Society of Archbishop Justus

The amazing(but ever so slightly partisan) Louie Crew website

Information about the history of African American Episcopalians

Anglicans Online, a great place to start for all Anglican organizations

Anglican canon law.

Information about the course

The course offers an introductory study of the Anglican tradition from the arrival of Christianity in Britain to the beginning of the twenty-first century. The unifying theme of the course is the character of Anglican identity within diversity. Given that the Anglican world is culturally very diverse, and that it comprehends a considerable variety of theological, liturgical, and ecclesiastical expressions, what is it to be an Anglican? Closely allied with this theme is the question of Anglican authority. How do Anglicans decide how (or whether) to answer the question, "What it is to be an Anglican?"

The course's primary purposes are: (1) to give students a survey knowledge of the highlights of Anglican history and theological conversation, particularly in connection with the themes of Anglican identity and authority; (2)  to engage students with a few specific important documents which were theologically influential in their day and which illustrate significant themes, events, and personalities in Anglican history.


Course Home Page

1a.  An overview of Anglican history  (September 12) Go to topic

1b. Anglican diversity, identity, and authority  (September 12)Go to topic

1c.  Anglican identity in ecumenical perspective (September 12) Go to topic

2.  The Book of Common Prayer (September 19) Go to topic

3.  A case study in Anglican diversity  (September 26) Go to topic

3a.  Our class visit to the Six Nations reserve, Sept. 30  Go to topic

4a. Origins of British Christianity: to the 590s (October 3) Go to topic

4b.  English Christianity to 1066 (October 3) Go to topic

5.  English Christianity from 1066 to 1500  (October 10)  Go to topic

6.  English Christianity in the sixteenth century (October 17) Go to topic

7.  English Christianity in the seventeenth century (October 31)Go to topic

8.  The Anglican world, 1689-1867 (November 7)  Go to topic

9.  Anglicanism in North America, 1490-1867 (November 14)   Go to topic

William White reading

John Strachan reading

10.  The Anglican world since 1867 (November 21)(Webpage may be available Nov. 20)

11.  Anglican liturgy after 1559 (November 28) Go to topic