General Histories

Addison, James Thayer. (1951). The Episcopal Church in the United States 1789-1931. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Albright, Raymond W. (1964). A History of the Protestant Episcopal Church. New York: Macmillan.

Armentrout, Don S., & Slocum, Robert Boak. (1994). Documents of Witness: A History of the Episcopal Church, 1782-1985. New York: Church Hymnal Corporation.

Chorley, Edward Clowes. (1946). Men and Movements in the American Episcopal Church. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Hein, David. and Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr.(2004).  The Episcopalians. Praeger Publishers.

Holmes, David L. (1993). A Brief History of the Episcopal Church. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International.

Manross, William Wilson. (1950). A History of the American Episcopal Church. New York: Morehouse-Gorham.

Prichard, Robert W. (2014). A History of the Episcopal Church. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing.

Prichard, Robert W. (Ed.). (1986). Readings from the History of the Episcopal Church. Wilton, CT: Morehouse-Barlow.

Webber, Christopher L. (1999). Welcome to the Episcopal Church: An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing.

Reference Sources

Armentrout, Don S., & Slocum, Robert Boak. (Eds.). ([1999]). An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church: A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians. New York: Church Publishing Incorporated.

Caldwell, Sandra M, & Caldwell, Ronald J. (1993). The History of the Episcopal Church in America, 1607-1991: A Bibliography. New York: Garland Publishing.

The Episcopal Clerical Directory 2015. (2015). New York: Church Publishing.

Wall, John N. (2000). A Dictionary for Episcopalians. Boston, MA: Cowley Publications.

Institutional Histories

Emery, Julia C. (1921). A Century of Endeavor, 1821-1921: A Record of The First Hundred Years of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. New York: Department of Missions.

Foster, Roland. (1982). The Role of the Presiding Bishop. Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications.

Martin, Harold C. (1986). "Outlasting Marble and Brass:" The History of The Church Pension Fund. New York: Church Hymnal Corporation.

Young, Frances M. (1979). Thankfulness Unites: A History of the United Thank Offering. Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications.

Foreign Missions

Chen, Kaiyi. (2001). Seeds From the West: St. John's Medical School, Shanghai, 1880-1952. Chicago: Imprint Publications.

Douglas, Ian T. (1996). Fling Out the Banner! The National Church Ideal and the Foreign Mission of the Episcopal Church. New York: Church Hymnal Corporation.

Dunn, D. Elwood. (1992). A History of the Episcopal Church in Liberia, 1821-1980. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

Hemphill, Elizabeth Anne. (1969). The Road to KEEP: The Story of Paul Rusch in Japan. New York: Walker/Weatherill.

Rubinstein, Murray A. (1996). The Origins of the Anglo-American Missionary Enterprise in China, 1807-1840. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

Specialized Ministries

Brewer, Clifton Hartwell. (1924). A History of Religious Education in the Episcopal Church to 1835. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Brown, Leo Maxwell, Davidson, William, & Brown, Allen. (1997). Vision Fulfilling: The Story of Rural and Small Community Work of the Episcopal Church during the Twentieth Century. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing.

Cully, Kendig B. (Ed.). (1966). The Episcopal Church and Education. New York: Morehouse-Barlow.

Lewis, Harold T. (1996). Yet With a Steady Beat: The African American Struggle for Recognition in the Episcopal Church. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International.

Otani, Andrew N. (1980). A History of Japanese-American Episcopal Churches. Privately published.

Rousmaniere, Leah Robinson. (1995). Anchored Within the Vail: A Pictorial History of the Seamen's Church Institute. New York: Seamen's Church Institute.

Colonial Anglicanism

Bridenbaugh, Carl. (1962). Mitre and Sceptre: Transatlantic Faiths, Ideas, Personalities, and Politics 1689-1775. London: Oxford University Press.

Cornwall, Aaron Woolley. (1988). A Pictorial History of the Anglican Churches in Colonial America, 1607-1776. Winston-Salem, NC: Hunter Publishing Company.

Doll, Peter. (2000). Revolution, Religion, and National Identity: Imperial Anglicanism in British North America, 1745-1795. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Ritchie, Carson. (1976).  Frontier Parish: An Account of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and the Anglican Church in America, Drawn from the Records of the Bishop of London. Associated University Presses, Inc.

Rhoden, Nancy. (1999). Revolutionary Anglicanism: The Colonial Church of England Clergy During the American Revolution. New York: New York University Press.

Upton, Dell. (1997). Holy Things and Profane: Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Winner, Lauren F. (2010).  A Cheerful & Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia. Yale University.

Woolverton, John Frederick. (1984). Colonial Anglicanism in North America. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Anglican Communion

Doe, Norman. (1998). Canon Law in the Anglican Communion: A Worldwide Perspective. Oxford, Eng.: Clarendon Press.

Jasper, R.C.D. (1989). The Development of the Anglican Liturgy, 1662-1980. London: SPCK.

Sachs, William L. (1993). The Transformation of Anglicanism: From State Church to Global Community. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press.

Sykes, Stephen, Booty, John, & Knight, Jonathan. (Eds.). (1988). The Study of Anglicanism. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.


Hatchett, Marion J. (1982). The Making of the First American Book of Common Prayer. New York: Seabury Press.

Meyers, Ruth A. (1997). Continuing the Reformation: Re-Visioning Baptism in the Episcopal Church. New York: Church Publishing Incorporated.

Moriarty, Michael. (1996). The Liturgical Revolution: Prayer Book Revision and Associated Parishes: A Generation of Change in the Episcopal Church. New York: Church Hymnal Corporation.

Stuhlman, Byron D. (1988). Eucharistic Celebration, 1789-1979. New York: Church Hymnal Corporation.

Women and Ministry

Allen, Julia M. (2013) Passionate Commitments: The Lives of Anna Rochester and Grace Hutchins. State University of NY Press.

Bozzuti-Jones, Mark Francisco. (2003).  The Miter Fits Just Fine:  A Story About the Rt. Reverend Barbara Cementine Harris, Suffragan Bishop, Diocese of Massachusetts. Cowley Publications.

Darling, Pamela W. (1994). New Wine: The Story of Women Transforming Leadership and Power in the Episcopal Church. Boston: Cowley Publications.

Kujawa-Holbrook, Sheryl A.,  Ed. (2002).  Freedom is a Dream. Church Publishing Incorporated, New York.

Louise, SSM, Sr. Catherine. (1995).  The Planting of the Lord: The History of the Society of Saint Margaret in England, Scotland and the U.S.A., 1855-1995.

Murray, Pauli. (1989).  Pauli Murray: The Autobiography of a Black Activist, Feminist, Lawyer, Priest and Poet. The University of Tennessee Press.

O'Dell, Darlene. (2014).  The Story of the Philadelphia Eleven. Seabury Books of Church Publishing Inc.

Thompsett, Fredrica H. and Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook, Eds. (2005).  Deeper Joy: Lay Women and Vocation in the 20th Century Episcopal Church. Church Publishing.

African-Americans and the Episcopal Church

Bragg, George Freeman, Jr. (1922). History of the Afro-American Group of the Episcopal Church. Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press.

Moses, Wilson Jeremiah. (1989).  Alexander Crummell: A Study of Civilization and Discontent. Oxford University Press.

Rodman, Edward. (1990). Let There Be Peace Among Us: A Story of the Union of Black Episcopalians. Lawrenceville, VA: Brunswick.

Shattuck, Gardiner H., Jr. (2000). Episcopalians & Race: Civil War to Civil Rights. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky.

Smith, Richard W. (2014).  Bishop McIlvaine, Slavery, Britain and the Civil War. Xlibris LLC.

Townsend, Craig D. (2005).  Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City. Columbia University Press.

Worth, E. Norman, Jr. (2010) James Solomon Russell: Educator, Archdeacon and Saint of Southern Viriginia.  (dissertation)

Native Americans and the Episcopal Church

Allen, Ann Beiser. (2008).  And the Wilderness Shall Blossom: Henry Benjamin Whipple, Churchman, Educator, Advocate for the Indians. Afton Historical Society Press.

Anderson, Owanah. (1997). 400 Years: Anglican/Episcopal Missions Among American Indians. Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications.

May, Marjorie S. and Donna A. Knox, Eds. (2003).  The Highly Adaptable Gospel: A Journey through the Life of H. Baxter Liebler. DV Polymedia.

Other Special Area Studies

Adams, Elizabeth. (2006). Going to Heaven: The life and Election of Bishop Gene Robinson. Soft Skull Press.

Dawley, Powel Mills. (1969).  The Story of the General Theological Seminary. Oxford.

Harp, Gillis J. (2003).  Brahmin Prophet: Phillips Brooks and the Path of Liberal Protestantism. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Kano, Hisanori. (2010).  Nikkei Farmer. Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska/Texas Tech University Press.

Radloff, Nancy Saultz. (2003).  At All Proper and Usual Times:  The Use of the Organ in the Anglican/Episcopal Church in America Before 1830. UMI Dissertation Services.

Robertson, David M. (2004).  A Passionate Pilgrim: A Biography of Bishop James A. Pike. Vintage Books.

Skardon, Alvin W. (1986). Church Leader in the Cities: William Augustus Muhlenberg. Antony Rowe, Ltd.

Slocum, Robert Boak, Ed. (1997).  Prophet of Justice, Prophet of Life: Essays on William Stringfellow. Church Publishing, Inc.

Woolverton, John F. (2005).  Robert H. Gardiner and the Reunification of Worldwide Christianity in the Progressive Era. University of Missouri Press.

Foreign Mission Fields

Wheaton, Philip E. (1997).  Triunfando Sobra las Tragedias: Historia Centenaria De La Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana, 1897-1997. Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana.

Yarsiah, James T. (2010).  Early Missionary Work of the Protestant Episcopal Church (DFMS) in Liberia and their Differential Effects, 1821-1871.