Richard Hooker: His Life, Work, & Legacy - Essays in Honour of W. David Neelands on his Seventieth Birthday
Daniel F. Graves & Scott Kindred-Barnes, editors
with contributions from the Richard Hooker Society
Toronto: St. Osmund Press, 2013
Hardcover, 242 pp.
I am very pleased to announce that Richard Hooker: His Life, Work, & Legacy -- Essays in Honour of W. David Neelands on his Seventieth Birthday was launched on Friday, Nov. 15th, 2013 at a special celebratory evening, at Trinity College, in Canon Neelands' honour during the annual meeting of the Richard Hooker Society. This festschrift, edited by the Rev. Daniel F. Graves & the Rev. Dr. Scott Kindred-Barnes, features articles by the following Richard Hooker scholars: Matthew Cadwell, Lee Gibbs, Rudy Almasy, Daniel Eppley, Egil Grislis, Daniel Graves, Torrance Kirby, Gary Jenkins, John Stafford, Scott Kindred-Barnes, and Paul Stanwood. The volume features a lovely portrait frontispiece of Canon Neelands painted by Indra Skuja-Grislis, which was also presented on Nov. 15th. The portrait will remain a part of the permanent art collection of Trinity College.
From the Foreward by Archbishop Colin Johnson:
“David Neelands has carved a gentler, more
humane – dare we say, more Anglican! – middle space in this Church, welcoming
dialogue, attending to nuance and inspiring inquiry … building the capacity of
the Church to explore and test new understandings for a contemporary living
faith in robust but not rigid alignment with the ancient received doctrines of
Those wishing to order a copy can purchase it from Augsburg-Fortress Canada.