By Brandt L. Montgomery Booker T. Washington reportedly said, “If a black man is anything but a Baptist or a Methodist, someone has been tampering with his religion.” The statement is emblematic of the view ... Read More...
American Anglo-Catholicism and Black Episcopalians: Integrating the Narrative, Part II: The Witness of Ritualism
Though the number of black Episcopalians has and continues to be low, they have remained a faithful presence within the greater American Anglican tradition.
Has Anglo-Catholicism appealed to black Episcopalians?
Bishop Baskerville-Burrows and Jordan Edwards represent the two realities of being black in America. There's no better time to be black, and a shadow hovers over our achievement.
If we remain a tradition that only speaks to certain subsections of American culture, then we have fallen short of our gospel mandate to reach all people.