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The Innocent Curate, Revisited

By David M. Baumann The May 28, 2017 issue of The Living Church featured a cover article by Richard J. Mammana about a book called The...

Two Anglican(ish) Novels: Can We Live Without Christianity?

By Victor Lee Austin Rose Macauley’s 1956 novel, The Towers of Trebizond, opens with an Oxford woman coming home from High Mass on her camel,...

The past no paradise: Returning to The Innocent Curate

I plead for the renewed reading of The Innocent Curate, as a general portrait of an Episcopal Church in the heyday of its mid-20th-century revival.

Most necessary sin of Adam: Richard Major’s Quintember

Quintember is perhaps an ideal read for Episcopalians who have reached our Anglican shores as refugees from Methodist, Baptist, or other Protestant climes, for those who have entered the fold from the campus of American (neo-)classical paganism, and for those seeking asylum from the lawless badlands of postmodern relativism.

To Trebizond by camel, with tea

The enchanting beauty and intricate patterns of Anglo-Catholic liturgy provide the lineaments of imagination in The Towers of Trebizond.


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