Frederick Quinn

Biography

The Rev. Frederick Quinn, priest and retired senior Foreign Service Officer, lived for several years in Africa as an American diplomat. He holds a doctorate in history from the University of California at Los Angeles, where he was a visiting scholar at the African Studies Center. His books include, "Saints, Martyrs, and Holy People From the Continent of Africa" (Crossroads, 2002) and "In Search of Salt, Changes in Beti (Cameroon) Society, 1800-1960" (Berghahn Books, 2006).

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August 21, 2009

"At the end of the day the Anglican Communion is going to be fine," New Hampshire Bishop V. Gene Robinson told a large audience at St. Mark's Cathedral, Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 20 at an address and book signing....

May 20, 2009

Episcopalians increasingly back into the question of how Christianity should relate to other religions. An African-American woman priest claims dual membership in Islam and Christianity. A bishop-elect draws on the richness of Buddhist...

October 25, 2007

Several assumptions need clearing up if current fractious discussions within the Anglican Communion are to turn productive. These include asking questions like: What really is the "Global South?" How representative are the rigid positions...

June 14, 2007

Globalization is a highly combustible concept. It produces angry street demonstrations, yet increasingly has become part of the working vocabulary of reflective church members everywhere. What does it mean in a religious context?...

April 9, 2007

"Covenant" is a word that recently has entered the vocabulary of Anglicans. Covenants enjoyed a brief heyday during the Continental Reformation, but never appealed to Anglicans. There is little reason why they should now. The problem...

February 29, 2004

"THE FIRST STATION of the Cross: Jesus is Condemned to Die." Thomas Faulkner said these words as if leading a Good Friday liturgy for a small congregation in one of the vast, old New York churches he served for many years. But this time...