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The Relation of Penitence to Oblation in the Eucharistic Offertory. [PDF]
By Cyril H. Powles.
A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment for the requirements of the degree Bachelor of Sacred Theology, University of Trinity College, 1954.
Transcribed by Richard J. Mammana in 2014 from a copy provided by the Right Reverend Dr. Terry M. Brown. Reproduced by kind permission of Marjorie Powles.

The Western Rite and the Eastern Church: Dr. J. J. Overbeck and His Scheme for the Re-Establishment of the Orthodox Church in the West
By David F. Abramtsov
Submitted to the Graduate Faculty in the Division of the Social Sciences in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of Master of
Arts. University of Pittsburgh, 1961.

The American Church and the Formation of the Anglican Communion, 1823-1853.
By Robert S. Bosher, Ph.D.
Evanston, Illinois: Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1962.

The History of the Church of England in Queensland.
By Keith Rayner.
A Thesis Submitted to the University of Queensland for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, December, 1962.

The Anglican Fellowship for Social Action
By Stephen F. Hopkins
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Theology, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto School of Theology, 1982.

UnEnglish and Unmanly: Anglo-Catholicism and Homosexuality
By David Hilliard
From Victorian Studies, Vol. 25, No. 2, Winter 1982, pp. 181-210.

Ukrainian Missions and Churches in the Niagara Peninsula.
By Richard E. Ruggle.
From Religion and Churches in the Niagara Peninsula: Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Niagara Peninsula History Conference, Brock University, 17-18 April 1982.
Edited by John Burtniak and Wesley B. Turner.
St. Catharines, Ontario, Brock University, 1982.

Maisin Christianity: An Ethnography of the Contemporary Religion of a Seaboard Melanesian People
By John Barker
A Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Department of Anthropology and Sociology) University of British Columbia, 1985 (1984)

Metacosmesis: The Christian Marxism of Frederic Hastings Smyth and the Society of the Catholic Commonwealth
By Terry Brown
A Dissertation submitted to the graduate division of the University of Toronto
in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Theology, 1987.

"A Selection of Fundamentals": The Intellectual Background of the Melanesian Mission of the Church of England, 1850-1914
By Sara Harrison Sohmer
A Dissertation submitted to the graduate division of the University of Hawaii
in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in History, May 1988.

The Sources and Structures of Authority in the Church
An Anglican paper for the second Anglican/Oriental Orthodox Forum at the Monastery of St. Bishoy, Wadi El Natrun, near Cairo, Egypt, March 12-18, 1990.
By the Reverend Canon Professor J. Robert Wright.

Nashotah House, Bishop Grafton, and Saint Tikhon of Moscow
Address by the Very Reverend Chad [M. Richard] Hatfield
Then Dean of Salina, Kansas; now Academic Dean of St. Herman's Theological Seminary, Kodiak Island, Alaska
Given at the Sesquicentennial Convocation, Nashotah House, Saturday, 7 November 1992.

The Hadith in Christian-Muslim Discourse in British India, 1857-1888.
By Alan M. Guenther.
A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, McGill University, Montreal, in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts. November, 1997.

The Influence of John Mason Neale and the Theology of Symbolism
From Anglo-Catholics and the Vestment Controversy in the 19th Century with special Reference to the Question of Authority, by the Reverend S.D. de Hart.
Ph.D. dissertation, Oxford University 1997.

A Linguistic Bridge to Orthodoxy: In Memoriam Isabel Florence Hapgood
By Marina Ledkovsky.
A lecture delivered at the Twelfth Annual Russian Orthodox Musicians Conference, 7-11 October 1998, Washington, D.C.

The Measure of a Bishop: The Episcopi Vagantes, Apostolic Succession, and the Legitimacy of the Anglican "Continuing Church" Movement
By Eric A. Badertscher.
A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Division of Christian Thought in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Church History. September 1998.

Liturgical Spirituality under the Southern Cross:
A Study of the Impact of the Anglo-Catholic Tradition on the Anglican Church in Melanesia

By David V. Vunagi.
A thesis submitted to the Graduate Studies Committee of the Vancouver School of Theology in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Theology, 1998.

Anglo-Catholicism in Antebellum North Carolina: Levi Silliman Ives and the Society of the Holy Cross.
By Lewis Wright, M.D.
Reproduced with permission from Anglican and Episcopal History, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 44-71.

The Church of Melanesia 1849-1999
1999 Selwyn Lectures Marking the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of the Melanesian Mission
Edited by Allan K. Davidson.
Auckland, New Zealand: The College of St. John the Evangelist, 1999.
[Adobe Acrobat format, 547k; individual authors retain copyright]

An 'Interesting Experiment'--The Founding of the Melanesian Mission
By Allan K. Davidson

'Valuable Helpers': Women and the Melanesian Mission in the Nineteenth Century
By Janet Crawford

Ministry in Melanesia--Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
By Ellison Pogo

Missionaries and Their Gospel--Melanesians and their Response
By Hugh Blessing Boe

Maori and the Melanesian Mission: Two 'Sees' or Oceans Apart
By Jenny Plane Te Paa

Liturgical Influences of Anglo-Catholicism on The Waste Land and Other Works by T. S. Eliot.
By A. Lee Fjordbotten
Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Fordham University, 1999.

Baxter to Cummins: The Debate over the Language of Baptismal Regeneration in the Book of Common Prayer, 1662-1873
By S. Gregory Jones.
M.Div. thesis, The General Theological Seminary 1999.

Making the Church of England Poetical: Ephraim and the Oxford Movement
By Geoffrey Rowell.
This article originally appeared in Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies 2:1, January, 1999.

Purism, Syncretism, Symbiosis: Cohabiting Traditions on Mota, Banks Islands, Vanuatu
By Thorgeir Storesund Kolshus
Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the Cand. Polit.-degree
Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, August 1999.

Living with the Munpitch: The History of Mitchell River Mission, 1905-1967
By Philip L. Freier.
Thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Humanities at James Cook University, 1999.

Revisioning Christian Ministry: Women and Ministry in Victorian England
By Jennifer M. Stolpa.
Ph. D. Dissertation, 2000.

Daniel Brevint and the Eucharistic Calvinism of the Caroline Church of England, 1603-1674.
By Eric Richard Griffin.
Toronto: Wycliffe College, 2000. [External link]

High Church Varieties: Continuity and Discontinuity in Anglican Catholic Thought
By Mattijs Ploeger
Originally published as High Church Varieties: Three Essays on Continuity and Discontinuity in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Catholic Thought (Publicatiereeks Stichting Oud-Katholiek Seminarie, volume 36), Amersfoort NL: Stichting Oud-Katholiek Boekhuis, Sliedrecht NL: Merweboek, 2001.

"Thy Word is All, If We Could Spell": Romanticism, Tractarian Aesthetics and E. B. Pusey's Sermons on Solemn Subjects
By Christopher Snook.
M.A. thesis, McMaster University 2001.

Charles Hale and the Russian Church: The Biography of Innokentii
By J. Robert Wright and Edward Kasinec.
This article originally appeared in the March 2002 issue of Anglican and Episcopal History 71:1.

The Rule of the Community of Saint Mary: A Study in Development
By the Reverend Dr. Terrence Gleeson
The General Theological Seminary, New York, 2002.

Some Thoughts on Identity in Anglican Religious Life
By Petà Dunstan
Faculty of Divinity and St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, UK
First published in Religious Life Review 41 (Jan/Feb 2002)

The Eucharistic Understanding of John Cosin and His Contribution to the 1662 Book of Common Prayer
By Ivan D. Aquilina.
Thesis in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Leeds, 2002-2003.

Anglican Missions to the Japanese in Canada
By Timothy M. Nakayama
Essay for Church History, Anglican Theological College of British Columbia, 1955. Originally published in the Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, volume 8, number 2, June, 1966 (pages 26-48). Further revisions by the author, 2003.

The Viscount Halifax (Charles Lindley Wood) and the Transformation of Lay Authority in the Church of England (1865-1910)
By Ronald B. Young
Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Sacred Theology. The General Theological Seminary, New York, March, 2003

Lancelot Andrewes' Doctrine of the Incarnation.
By the Reverend Davidson R. Morse.
Respectfully Submitted to the Faculty of Nashotah House in Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Theological Studies in May 2003.

Bishops and Religious 1897-1914
By Petà Dunstan
Faculty of Divinity and St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, UK
First published in Anglican Religious Life Journal 1 (March 2004)

An Exploration of the Basis of Legal Authority in the Anglican Church in New Zealand.
By Noel Stanley Bertie Cox.
A Thesis Submitted for the Degree of Master of Arts. The Archbishop's Examination in Theology, December 2004.

Nellie, Topsy and Annie: Australian Anglican Martyrs, Fujian Province, China, 1 August 1895.
A Paper presented to the First TransTasman Missionary Conference on Australian and New Zealand Missionaries, At Home and Abroad, Australian National University Canberra, Australia 8-10 October 2004.
By Ian Welch, Australian National University.

Episcopal Dissidents, African Allies: The Anglican Communion and the Globalization of Dissent.
This dissertation was submitted in May 2004 by Dr. Miranda K. Hassett to the Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
[A revised and shortened version of this text is under contract for publication with Princeton University Press.]

"Unpretending labours": Julia Farr and the Melanesian Mission
By Janet Crawford
Presented at the First Biennial TransTasman Conference: ANZ Missionaries, At Home and Abroad 2004

The Choir School in the American Church: A study of the choir school and other current chorister training models in Episcopal and Anglican parishes.
A supporting document submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Musical Arts, University of California at Santa Barbara
By Daniel James McGrath, June 2005

Women's Work for Women: Women Missionaries in 19th Century China
A Paper presented to the Eighth Women in Asia Conference 2005 Women's Caucus of the Asian Studies Association of Australia.
University of Technology, Sydney, 26-28 September 2005.
By Ian Welch, Australian National University.

In Essentials, Unity; In Non-Essentials, Liberty; and in All Things Charity: A Historical Account of the Mission of the Diocese of New York of the Protestant Episcopal Church to the Institutions and the Potter's Field on Hart Island.
By Wayne Kempton, Archivist of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. 2006.

When Sacraments Shall Cease: Toward a Pneumatological and Eschatological Approach to the Eucharist.
By Kevin Andrew Montgomery.
A thesis presented to the Faculty of the Graduate Theological Union in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts, Berkeley, California, February 2006.

Missionaries, Murder and Diplomacy in Late 19th Century China: A Case Study
A Paper presented to the Second ANU Missionary History Conference, Australian National University Canberra, Australia 27-29 August 2006.
By Ian Welch, Australian National University. [Adobe Acrobat format]

Making Space, Taking Space: Spatial Discomfort, Gender, and Victorian Religion
By Susan Mumm, Mount Saint Vincent University (2006)

The Meaning of Catholicity with Respect to Ordained Ministry in the Anglican Communion: An Examination of the Ecclesiology Implicit in the Validity of Orders Debate.
By Noel Stanley Bertie Cox.
A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Theology, The University of Auckland, 2007.

Letters and Press Reports Relating to the Massacre of Eleven British Missionaries at Huashan (Huasang), Fujian (Fukien) Province, China 1 August 1895, Including the Rev. William Banister's Report of the Kucheng (Gutian) Commission of Investigation.
Edited and Annotated by Ian Welch, Division of Pacific and Asian History, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

The Role of Religious Communities in Peacemaking: The Solomon Islands
By the Right Reverend Dr Terry Brown, Bishop of Malaita, Church of the Province of Melanesia.
First published in Anglican Religious Life Journal, Issue No. 1 Canterbury Press, Newark (UK), 2004, pages 8-18.

An Anglican Understanding of the Theology and Practice of Sanctification in the Thought of Charles Chapman Grafton, Second Bishop of Fond Du Lac.
By John Bernard Pahls, Jr.
S.T.M. Thesis, Nashotah House Theological Seminary, 2005.

"The English Church" Revisited. Issues of Expansion and Identity in a Settler Church: The Anglican Church in New Zealand 1891-1945.
By Noel William Derbyshire.
A thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History at Massey University, 2006. [External link]

Mana from Heaven? A Theology of Relational Power in the Context of the Murder of Seven Melanesian Brothers in Solomon Islands.
By Matthew Edward Jones.
A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theology at the University of Auckland, 2008.

Saintly, Sinful or Secular 1814-1895 Viewed through the Lens of Te Maramataka 1895 and Its Historical Notes.
By George Connor, Retired Bishop of Dunedin
Research Essay for Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (History), Massey University, Palmerston North, 2011.

Cathedral Building in America: A Missionary Cathedral in Utah
By the Very Reverend Gary Kriss, D.D.


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