Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Anglican galaxy 2100 Pohl, Frederik. Gateway. New York: St. Martin's Press (1977); pg. 191.
"The Gateway Anglican
The Rev. Theo Durleigh, Chaplain
Parish Communion 10:30 Sundays
Evensong by Arrangement

Eric Manier, who ceased to be my warden on 1 December, has left an indelible mark on Gateway All Saints' and we owe him an incalculable debt for placing his multicompetence at our disposal. Born in Elstree, Herts., 51 years ago, he graduated as an LL.B. from the University of London and then read for the bar. Subsequently he was employed for some years in Perth at the natural gas works. If we are saddened for ourselves that he is leaving us, it is tempered with the joy that he has now achieved his heart's desire and will return to his beloved Hertfordshire, where he expects to devote his retirement years to civic affairs, transcendental meditation, and the study of plainsong. A new warden will be elected the first Sunday we attain a quorum of nine parishioners. "
Anglican galaxy 2500 Drake, David. The Tank Lords. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 372. "The Church of the Lord's Universe

Perhaps the most surprising thing about the faith that men took to the stars--and vice versa--was that it appeared to differ so little from the liturgical protestantism of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Indeed, services of the Church of the Lord' Universe--almost always, except by Unitarians, corrupted to 'Universal Church'--so resembled those of a high-flying Anglican parish of 1920 that a visitor from the past would have been hard put to believe that he was watching a sect as extreme in its own way as the Society for Krishna Consciousness was in its. "

Anglican Germany 2001 Stroyar, J.N. The Children's War. New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 983. "There was, he had to admit, something in the nationalism aspect to it all. It would be easier to consider the Church of England, though it held no greater theological attraction for him. He had all his life associated Catholicism with fanatics. Or the Irish. "
Anglican India 1848 Moore, William. Bayonets in the Sun. New York: St. Martin's Press (1978; first pub. 1974); pg. 77. "'...I cannot help it if it was the Lord's will that I should be called upon to serve Him in this heathen country. It is my cross and I bear it gladly.'

Gladly indeed, because despite the dust and the ever-present threat of disease..., India allowed an unambitious, ageing Church of England cleric with sporting inclinations and moderate means to indulge himself to his heart's content.

Although he received regular donations from well-meaning matrons in England, he had no intention of converting anyone, or of doing more than administer in the most perfunctory fashion to the spiritual requirements of a handful of Europeans. The sight of evangelising Non-conformists filled his orthodox soul with horror.

'India has enough tee-totall religions already,' he insisted. 'The country doesn't need any more.' " [Some other refs. to Anglicanism in book, but not by name. Presumably, the large cast of British characters is predominantly made up of nominal Anglicans.]

Anglican India 1925 Bishop, Michael. No Enemy But Time. New York: Timescape (1982); pg. 71. "'...Back in the 1920s there was a famous pair [of feral children] in India called the Wolf Children of Midnapore. A couple of young girls abandoned in the jungle and supposedly suckled by wolves. An Anglican missionary named Singh captured them and carried them back to an orphanage he directed. Tried like rip to make human beings of them, but they ran on all fours, ate like dogs, showed their teeth, and occasionally bayed at the moon. One of them died within a year, but the other progressed well enough to wear a dress and attend church services. She never learned to speak more than fifty years, though...'

'Maybe the Reverend Mr. Singh's mother was frightened by the ghost of Rudyard Kipling then...

Anglican Kenya -1998021 B.C.E. Bishop, Michael. No Enemy But Time. New York: Timescape (1982); pg. 133. "The Minids gaped at me. They seemed to regard my rare verbal outbursts as staunch Anglicans might view the babblings of a Pentecostal ecstatic. That is, as unseemly lapses. "
Anglican Missouri 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-123. "ST. LOUIS (RPI) -- A series of explosions ripped through the Aster Memorial Electronic Sciences Center at the University Missouri at St. Louis shortly after midnight this morning... Governor Danforth denounced the action as that of 'ill-informed zealots.' Speaking for the Alliance for World Peace, Northrop Winsted added the Alliance's condemnation of violence. Similar statements were also issued by the Midwest Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church and the Missouri Synod of the Anglican-Baptists. "
Anglican New Jersey 1986 Hubbard, L. Ron. Mission Earth Vol. 6: Death Quest. Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (1986); pg. 183. "But when Heller suggested changing the Silver Spirit, that was different: It was an English car and a proposed change of its motor in any way would have to be passed upon by the Archbishop of Canterbury before it was done. And did the master know that the first Rolls automobiles had locks on their bonnets and only the company had a key? "
Anglican New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 57. "A voice at my side startled me. I shook off the memories that had flooded my mind. I glanced over at a short woman in the keep purple cassock of the Church of England. She stared up at the moon like I had. Auburn hair touched the tip of her shoulder and framed her round face like a lion's mane.

I smiled down at her, since she was several inches shorter than I. 'I wasn't praying . . . just thinking.'

She laughed softly. The corners of her eyes crinkled slightly. "

Anglican New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 58. "'There isn't a person alive who doesn't look at that moon without a little prayer in their hearts.' [said the Church of England nun]

The newspapers had been heralding the blood-red moon as a sign of the Second Coming, of Letourneau's divinity. Quieter voices suggested it was simply the Canadian forest fires that caused this phenomenon.

'What if it's not a sign of the apocalypse? Maybe the moon is red just because of the prevailing easterlies?'

'Nature is part of God's plan,' she said simply, as if people suggested heresy to her every day. 'Nothing that happens is 'just' science. All of it reveals the hand of God.'

Her eyes flicked over my dripping raincoat. She started past my eyes to my temple. I flushed; I hadn't realized that I'd been rubbing the implant again. 'Do you need a safe place to stay tonight?' she asked. 'Maybe some access to a little white noise?'

White noise was a common treatment for info junkies... " [More about this clergywoman, pg. 58-59.]

Anglican New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 59. [More with this Church of England nun.] "'Do you think they'd actually found the emotional centers of the brain?'

'I doubt it,' the nun said. 'I mean, I guess I always assumed that's why the orders were never filled. They made promises they couldn't keep... Why? Why do you want to know all of this?'

'Ghosts. I'm trying to put some ghosts to rest.'

'Good luck.' Her voice was quiet and, rather than press me, she moved away. 'Your church may have abandoned you, Deirdre, but God has not.'

Startled that she had recognized me, I murmured, 'Thanks.'

"Watching her leave, I felt envious. She had capital letter Faith. I always tried... "

Anglican North America 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-205. "'I have to sing for the Anglican-Baptist chapel tomorrow.'


'Because they will pay me.'

'That's as good a reason as any.' "; Pg. 209: "'I cannot believe you are going to sing for the Anglican-Baptists. Especially for just ten dollars.' "; Pg. 369: "Llysette pursed her lips and nodded. 'It will just follow you. Tomorrow, I must sing for the Anglican-Baptists.'

'Again? You don't want me to drive?' "

Anglican Papua New Guinea 1955 Niven, Larry & Steven Barnes. Dream Park. New York: Ace (1981); pg. 104. [In a New Guinea simulation.] Pg. 104: "'Tomorrow night is the full moon. There is to be a sacrifice of a woman plucked from the seas, in a place sacred to your God, an Anglican mission far to the west...' "; Pg. 192: "'...We know that strange things have been happening at the old Anglican mission, and that tonight a sacrifice will take place there, on the altar of your God. They will desecrate the holy place, and end our protection...' "
Anglican Senegal 2015 Julian, Astrid. "Bringing Sissy Home " in L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future (Algis Budrys, ed.) Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (2000; c. 1992); pg. 227. "Charlotte will have a difficult time with the dawn prayers. She is a sleepy Anglican who keeps a few fetishes in her rooms at Club Med, but like all dutiful African wives, she will make her husband's religion her own. Compared to Sissy, she is lucky. The practice of female circumcision, the cutting away of the clitoris, has almost died out in West Africa. Both Muslims and Fetisheurs have abandoned it. "
Anglican Tennessee 2054 Dick, Philip K. & Ray Nelson. The Ganymede Takeover. New York: Ace Books (1967); pg. 64. "'Sir, for the last two years living here on Terra I have been Anglo-Catholic. I take communion once a month.'

Mekkis quickly turned the conversation back to the relatively safe topic of model airplanes. New converts to these native mystery cults could sometimes wax quite fanatical. "

Anglican Transylvania 1897 Stoker, Bram. Dracula. New York: Bantam (1981; c. 1897); pg. 5. "She then rose and dried her eyes, and taking a crucifix from her neck offered it to me. I did not know what to do, for as an English churchman, I have been taught to regard such things as in some measure idolatrous, and yet it seemed so ungracious to refuse an old lady meaning so well and in such a state of mind. she saw, I suppose, the doubt in my face, for she put the rosary round my neck, and said, 'For your mother's sake,' and went out of the room. " [Some other refs., not in DB. The main character, apparently, is Anglican, although little is made of his religious affiliation, and the terms 'Anglican' and 'Church of England' may not appear in novel.]
Anglican United Kingdom 1870 Baxter, Stephen. Anti-ice. New York: HarperCollins (1993); pg. 31. "The choir fell silent, last echoes rattling around the panes like trapped birds. Then the Archbishop of Canterbury stepped forward, miter and all, and called us, in sonorous tones, to prayer. " [Other refs. to Anglicanism for a few pages in the novel, not in DB. 'Anglican' or 'Church of England' not mentioned by name.]
Anglican United Kingdom 1891 Baxter, Stephen. The Time Ships. New York: HarperCollins (1995); pg. 352. "...she proposed to call it First London. Then she asked us all to join her in a prayer. I dropped my head with the rest and clasped my hands before me. I was brought up in a strict High Church household, and Hilary's words now worked nostalgically on me, transporting me back to a simpler part of my life, a time of certainty and surety.

And at length, as Hilary spoke on, simply and effectively, I gave up my attempts at analysis and allowed myself to join in this simple, communal celebration. "

Anglican United Kingdom 1897 Doyle, Arthur Conan. "The Adventure of the Devil's Foot " in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) USA: Bluejay Books (1984); pg. 10. "'Mr. Holmes,' he said the vicar in an agitated voice, 'the most extraordinary affair has occurred during the night. It is the most unheard-of business. We can only regard it as a special Providence that you should chance to be here at the time, for in all England, you are the one man we need.'

I glared at the intrusive vicar with no very friendly eyes; but Holmes took his pipe from his lips and sat up in his chair like an old hound who hears the view-halloo... I glanced at the hastily clad clergyman, with the formally dressed lodger seated beside him...

'Perhaps I had best say a few words first,' said the vicar, 'and then you can judge if you will listen to the details from Mr. Tregennis...' " [Other refs., not in DB.]

Anglican United Kingdom 1908 Bensen, Donald R. And Having Writ.... Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1978); pg. 148. [Referring to the Queen of England] Pg. 148: "'...To compare William Jennings Bryan with Albert of Saxe-Coberg-Gotha, Prince Consort to the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, and Defender of the Faith, that is believable only in a person not of this Earth!...' "; Pg. 168: "'...Edward the Seventh, by the Grace of God King of Great Britain and Ireland, and all that...' "
Anglican United Kingdom 1936 Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 66-67. "'Hear me out. England, for example. One day it will no longer be advantageous for the Church of England to exist. The monarchy will weaken, and distance itself from the Church of State. At that point Rome will welcome it back to the fold offering whatever spiritual help it can. The so-called troubles that exist in the North of Ireland will no longer seem as important. Without the crisis of faith the IRA has been waving the problems will seem minor. The Church is always there to lend a hand, and all it asks is the devotion of its followers. "
Anglican United Kingdom 1939 Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 74. "'...Everything is negotiable.'

'Except faith,' put in Steven.

'Yes. Except faith. The faith in the Church of Rome. Christ's church, ecumenical Christianity. Look at England. The monarchy rules in name only. Parliament is the real power. So why is there a need for the Church of England? My friend from America, Mr. Kennedy, will see to that. Peace in Ireland in return for a Catholic England. The change will be gradual at fist, maybe a name change to the Catholic Church of England and Ireland or something.'

'When it comes to an in-the-trenches, practical sense, there really isn't any substantial difference between the Church of Rome and the Church of England, except in matters of doctrine and dogma. Not in matters of faith. And I know more than a few Catholics who will rejoice in the prospect of the Mass being said in English,' said the Jesuit. "

Anglican United Kingdom 1944 Allred, Lee. "The Greatest Danger " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 202. "'After the war, I spent a year studying in the Vatican. Another year in Canterbury...' "
Anglican United Kingdom 1962 Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 76. "'...An example must be made.'

'Like an example was made in Ireland, granting papal dispensation to all members of the IRA who died in action?'

'It worked. Britain is one, and the Church of England is no more.'

'But to absolve murderers and terrorists is wrong.'

'They had to confess their sins. They were absolved.'

'And got off free.' "

Anglican United Kingdom 1964 Hoyle, Fred. The Black Cloud. New York: Harper & Row (1957); pg. 147. "Those who have experienced the coming of sunrise after a cold night in the desert will have a faint idea of the joy brought by the dawn of 24th October, 1964. A word about religion may be in order. During the approach of the Cloud all manner of religious beliefs had flourished mightily. During the spring, the Jehovah's Witnesses had robbed all other speakers in Hyde Park of their audiences. Incumbents of the Church of England had been astonished to find themselves preaching to overflowing congregations. All this was swept aside on 24th October. Everyone, men and women of all creeds--Christian, Atheist, Mohammedan, Buddhist, Hindu, Jew--all became pervaded to their innermost beings with the emotional complex of the old Sun-worshippers. True, Sun-worship never became an established religion, for it had no central organisation, but the undertones of the ancient religion were set vibrating and were never again dumped out. "
Anglican United Kingdom 1995 Kurtz, Katherine & Deborah Turner Harris. Dagger Magic. New York: Ace Books (1995); pg. 189. "'Anyway, she rang a lady friend who'd dabbled in seances and the like, and the lady friend referred her to a local Anglo-Catholic priest who was sympathetic to such occurrences and understood exactly what happened and why. He verified that the possession wasn't satanic or anything like that, then brought me safely out of my trance, after taking down the information that my 'tenant,' Sir Andrew, had to impart.

'And that information led to the successful retrieval of the cross and a number of other items from the robbery...' "

Anglican United Kingdom 2000 Stableford, Brian. "Tenebrio " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 146. "There had, of course, been a village here in the days when the church had been functional and the vicarage had been occupied by a resident clergyman, but when the great migration to the towns had begun in the early nineteenth century the forward-looking landowner had seized the opportunity to modernize his methods. He'd concentrated his declining labor-force in the hamlets on the north side of the estate and he'd taken down the houses north and west of the church brick by brick, so that he could extend his oblong fields into greatly elongated rectangles. he'd been the first man in the country to use a steam traction-engine to pull a plough, and one of the consequences of his revolutionary spirit had been that he'd been able to obliterate an entire village and put the land under cultivation. "
Anglican United Kingdom 2000 Stableford, Brian. "Tenebrio " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 146-147. "He'd obviously taken his freethinking ways very seriously, because he'd elected to destroy the village rather than the smaller hamlets, isolating the church. The church commissioners had refused to sell their own parcel of land but they hadn't been able to maintain the living. They'd closed the church and the cemetery and sold the vicarage with the proviso that its exterior aspect was preserved. When he'd bought it, Hazard had become the official keyholder of the church, although he had no more than a couple of inquiries a year from tourists wanting to look inside--mostly American Mormons hunting down scraps of evidence relating to the lives of their more remote ancestors. " [Some other refs. to this closed church building, not in DB.]
Anglican United Kingdom 2010 Sagara, Michelle. "The Sword in the Stone " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 287. [Story set in the future in which Prince William, son of Charles, dissolves parliament and becomes a tyrant over the U.K.] Pg. 287: "I looked down to see--surprise, surprise--a flat, four-color image of myself plastered across the front page of the Daily Mirror. 'WILL DOES DIVINITY!' The text of the article in every way lived up to the headline...

'Look--your future role isn't in question; in the eyes of most people, this is stuff you don't need to know.'

'And if I don't understand it well enough, I don't understand my Church. It's of interest to me, Peter. I'll learn it. Besides, no one seemed this impressed when I did my tour of duty as a naval officer.' ";

Pg. 289: "I am not like my father. I love my people and I understand my responsibility both to the Church and to the alliance I will make when I marry. Love is not for a royal marriage. "

Anglican United Kingdom 2010 Sagara, Michelle. "The Sword in the Stone " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 294. [Story set in the future in which Prince William, son of Charles of the U.K.] "I continued my studies into the structure and hierarchy of the Church of England, and was not particularly surprised to find that it, like any other structure, had its distinct rules of politics and governance. But the church, more than the government, is a body of tradition, and as I was the first monarch in a long while to actually undertake the study of that tradition's minutiae, I expected little difficulty from that quarter.

But the desire to save the soul of a man is deeply rooted, and in its own way as strong as the desire to save the soul of a kingdom, of a country. What came to pass between us causes me only regret, but i do not despise those who spoke against my tenure as head of the Church of England, no more than I pity them. But I do not bend before them. "

Anglican United Kingdom 2020 Aldiss, Brian. "Headless " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1994); pg. 68. "As so often in times of trouble, people turned toward their solicitors, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Gore Vidal for consolation -- not necessarily in that order.

The Archbishop delivered a fine sermon in the subject, reminding the congregation that Jesus had given His life that we might live, and that that 'we' included the common people of England as well as the Tory party...

Meanwhile, the Archbishop concluded, we should all pray for Flammerion, that the deed he contemplated [self-execution] be achieved without pain. She [the British Prime Minister] added that the Archbishop of Canterbury should ignore what went on in Europe and look to her own parish. Why, a murder had taken place in Canterbury just the previous month. "

Anglican United Kingdom 2020 Aldiss, Brian. "Headless " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1994); pg. 69. "It was true, the Archbishop [of Canterbury] continued, that Christ had not permitted Himself to be crucified before the television cameras, but that was merely an unfortunate accident of timing. The few witnesses of the Crucifixion whose words had come down to us were notoriously unreliable. Indeed, it was possible (as much must be readily admitted) that the whole thing was a cock-and-bull story. Had Christ postponed the event by a millennium or two, photography would have provided a reliable testament to His self-sacrifice, and then perhaps everyone in Britain would believe in Him, instead of just a lousy nine per cent. "
Anglican United Kingdom 2030 Aldiss, Brian. "Three Types of Solitude " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001); pg. 116. "We must think it one of the perks of living in Oxford -- rather as if we had been present last century at that evolution debate presided over by Bishop Wilberforce. "
Anglican United Kingdom 2050 Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 14. "It was a bonanza for lawyers. People everywhere started suing God--or the nearest religious establishment... An Englishwoman sued the Archbishop of Canterbury when her cat got itself run over by a delivery truck. "
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1400 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 563. "An archbishop of Canterbury, having excommunicated all the prebendaries of St. Paul's in a pet, rushed into the Priory of St. Bartholomew and knocked out the sub-prior in the middle of the chapel--which created such an uproar that his own vestments were torn off, revealing a suit of armour underneath, and he had to flee to Lambeth in a boat. " [There may well be other references to Anglicanism in this book, but the time period is thought to pre-date the split between the Anglican and Catholic churches, so most Christian references are under 'Christianity' or 'Catholic' in DB.]
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1525 C.E. Kress, Nancy. "And Wild for to Hold " in The Aliens of Earth. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House Publishers (1993; 1st pub Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, July 1991); pg. 283. "'...Mistress Boleyn was the second wife of Henry VIII of England. In order to marry her, he divorced his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, and in order to do that, he took all of England out of the Catholic Church...' "; Pg. 298: "'Because he would not swear to the Oath of Supremacy, which made the king and not the pope head of the Church in England. That act opened the door to religious dissension in England.' " [Story contains other references to Anglican history not in DB.]
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1776 Morse, David. The Iron Bridge. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1998); pg. 305. "Once again Wilkinson had proved himself a consummate politician. Perhaps he should join the Church of England, purchase a lordship, and stand for Parliament. " [Many other refs. to Anglicans in DB, often just with refs. to various Reverends or ministers.]
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1850 Clarke, Susanna. "Mrs Mabb " in Starlight 2 (Patrick Nielsen Hayden, ed.). New York: Tor (1998); pg. 68. "The little girls had got some daisies to pull apart and as they did so they made wishes. One wished for a sky-blue carriage spotted with silver, another to see a dolphin in Kissingland river, one to marry the Archbishop of Canterbury and wear a diamond-spangled mitre (which she insisted she would be entitled to do as an Archbishop's wife, though the others were more doubtful), and one that there would be bread and beef dripping for her supper. "
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1905 Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 117. "'A helpful bequest to you from a Cheyenne medicine man, Thomas.'

'Rather like our Anglican bishops, are they?' "

Anglican United Kingdom: England 1905 Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 399. "In a rising crescendo of random outrage, violent rural 'Swing bands' and proletarian Luddites attacked aristocratic home and capitalist factories alike...' "
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1940 Willis, Connie. To Say Nothing of the Dog. New York: Bantam (1997); pg. 2. "The bishop's bird stump had stood on a wrought-iron stand in front of the parclose screen of the Smith's Chapel. I picked my way over the rubble, trying to work out where I was. Only the outer walls of the cathedral and the tower, with its beautiful spire, were still standing. Everything else--the roof, the vaulted ceiling, the clerestory arches, the pillars--had come crashing down into one unrecognizable heap of blackened rubble.

All right, I thought, standing on top of a roof beam, that was the apse, and along there was the Drapers' Chapel... And here was the St. Laurence Chapel, I thought... The Girdler's Chapel. And this must be the Smiths' Chapel. There was no sign of the parclose screen... looked up the church toward the choir, trying to spot the base of any of the north aisle pillars... " [Many other refs. to Anglicanism and Christianity throughout book, most not in DB.]

Anglican United Kingdom: England 1987 Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 81. "...north London, from which the mist was now clearing. St. Paul's glowed in the dark distance and he stared at it for a moment or two but it didn't do anything special. "
Anglican United Kingdom: England 1987 Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 185. "'St Cedd?' suggested Richard.

'Do you know I think it very probably was? One of the duller Northumbrian saints. His brother Chad was even duller. Had a cathedral in Birmingham if that gives you some idea...' "

Anglican United Kingdom: England 2010 Stephenson, Neal. The Big U. New York: Random House (1984); pg. 125. "This place bore the same relation to the Megapub as Canterbury Cathedral to a parking ramp. "
Anglican United Kingdom: England 2054 Willis, Connie. Doomsday Book. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 53. "'...Do you happen to know his religion... Is he New Hindu?'

Dunworthy shook his head. 'He's Church of England,' he said... " [Many other references to Anglicanism are throughout this book in the 2054 time period. Other refs. not in DB.]

Anglican United Kingdom: England 2057 Willis, Connie. To Say Nothing of the Dog. New York: Bantam (1997); pg. 17. "'...I suppose your devotion to duty is admirable, but why you should want to risk your health to rebuild an archaic symbol of an outmoded religion is beyond me.'

I don't want to, I thought. Lady Schrapnell wants to, and what Lady Schrapnell wants, Lady Schrapnell gets. She had already overcome the Church of England, Oxford University, a construction crew of four thousand who informed her daily it was impossible to build a cathedral in six months, and the objections of everyone from Parliament to the Coventry City Council, to rebuild her 'archaic symbol.' I didn't stand a chance. "

Anglican United Kingdom: England 4394 Hoban, Russell. Riddley Walker. New York: Summit Books (1980); pg. 5. Pg. 5: "Cambry coming 3 times 3
Sharna pax and gets the poal
When the Ardship of Cambry comes out of the hoal

Littl 2way Digman being the Ardship going roun the circel til it come chopping time. He bustit out after the 3rd chop. I use to be good at that I allways rathert be the Ardship nor I of the circel I liket the busting out part. " [Apparently a reference to the Archbishop of Canterbury. As this book takes place entirely in a future Canterbury region of England, there other refs. to Anglicanism in book, not in DB.]

Pg. 112: "You know Cambry ben Canterbury in moufs long gone. Canterbury. It has a zanting in it... "

Anglican United Kingdom: England 4394 Hoban, Russell. Riddley Walker. New York: Summit Books (1980); pg. 79. "He said, 'Well Im the Ardship of Cambry enn I.'

I thot he wer making a joak. I said, 'That's about it and you bustit out befor the 1st chop too. So now its some I elses tern inside the circel innit.'

He said, 'That's right. 12 mor years or so and goodparley can have his self a nother Ardship.'

I said, 'Whatre you talking about?'

He said, 'Im talking about how long Goodparleywl have to wait for a nother Ardship whatre you talking about?'

I said, 'Wat dyou man a nother Ardship?'

He said, 'Wel its jus only a litl wyl since a son of myn ben bearth nor he cant be Ardship til he comes 12 and gets a boy his self can he.'

I said, 'How old be you then?'

He said, 'I just come 12 this las Ful of the Moon din I.'

I said, 'So did I that makes us moon brothers.'

He said, 'Dark of the Moon as wel.'

I said, 'Be you telling me theres realy such a thing as the Ardship of Cambry?' " [Also pg. 80, 85, 158, 170-171, 174-180.]

Anglican United Kingdom: London 1942 Lee, Stan & Stan Timmons. The Alien Factor. New York: ibooks, inc. (2002; c. 2001); pg. 169. St. Paul's Cathedral
Anglican United Kingdom: London 1989 Campbell, Ramsey. Ancient Images. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1989); pg. 155. "In an attempt to do away with quota quickies, cheap films produced in the knowledge that British cinemas would have to show them, the Bill set the minimum budget of a feature fi at fifteen thousand pounds. The Archbishop of Canterbury expressed disappointment that there was to be no statutory test of quality. 'Day by day and night by nigh, the films are for weal or woe moulding the habits, the outlook and the way of life of the community . . .' Lord Moyne regretted 'the common type of imported film which gives a false picture of life,' and the Bishop of Winchester thought it 'a most serious matter that 75% of the time in cinemas is occupied with foreign films.' "
Anglican United Kingdom: London 1990 Byatt, A.S. Possession. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1990); pg. 398. "We all went to hear Mass at the church at midnight. My father and I always go. My grandfather would not enter the church; his principles were republican and atheist. I am not sure that my father's religious beliefs would please the Cure, if he were to discuss them with him, which he does not. But he beliefs strongly in the continuance of the life of the community, the Breton people, which includes Christmas and all its meanings, old and new. She says she is a member of the Church of England in England, but that here the faith of her fathers is the Catholic faith, in its Breton form. " [More.]
Anglican United Kingdom: London 1995 Ryman, Geoff. 253. New York: St. Martin's Press (1998); pg. 63. "Lambeth Palace is the Archbishop of Canterbury's official residence. It is on the south bank, but walled away from it, across the main road. Part of its grounds are now a public park, Archbishop's Park, which was donated in 1900.

To most of the people who drive past, aiming for the roundabout by Lambeth Bridge... the great house might as well be invisible, walled and churched-in as it is. The Park is what they can use, with a play area for children, and tennis courts.

The Palace's great ecclesiastical library has its roots in a bequest of books in 1610 from an Archbishop. From time to time, the buildings survive riots--in 1640 from London apprentices or in 1780 by Gordon rioters. Otherwise, for the most part, its history is unbelievably dull. " [More about the Park, pg. 124, 172, 197, 354.]

Anglican USA 1978 Nurse, Patricia. "One Rejection Too Many " in Laughing Space (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. (1982; 1st pub 1978 in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine); pg. 480-482. Pg. 481: "I'm afraid he rather lost his temper and stormed out into the garden--it was this unfortunate moment that the vicar happened to pass by. "; Pg. 482: "It rather looks as though my plans to marry the vicar have suffered a severe setback too. "
Anglican USA 2009 England, Terry. Rewind. New York: Avon Books (1997); pg. 228-229. [News report.] "'I understand there is a mixture of religious affiliations in the group'

'Eight Protestants of various stripes, three Catholics, two Jews, one who calls himself a New Age minister, three Mormons.'

'No Muslims...?'

'No Muslims, no Anglicans, no Unitarians.' "

Anglican world 1976 Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York: Viking Press (1976); pg. 22-23. "Thomas answered Decuman's objection. 'Wait: what has happened is first of all that the Holy victory never took place.'

'What impiety!' said Mark, his little eyes wide.

'Prince Arthur didn't father Stephen the Second or anybody else on the Blessed Catherine of Aragon. When Arthur died, Henry the Abominable married her and continued the dynasty. No Holy Expedition, because there was no true heir to set at its head. No War of the English Succession and so, of course, no Holy Victory. England became altogether Schismatic under the next king, Henry the Ninth, and so, instead of being a place of exile and punishment for Schismatics and common criminal... New England was at first a colony under the English Crown, then, in 1848, declared itself an independent republic, and now, in 1976, it's the greatest Power in the world, under the name of the Union of--' " [Characters explain alt. hist. book, which explains dif. in this reality, with Anglican Church never forming.]

Anglican world 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts (alternate history novel). New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-332. "'This issue clearly needs the Speaker's attention,' affirmed Anglican-Baptist Archbishop Clelland, in a speech from the National Cathedral just hours after the bombing... "
Anglican world 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-251. "Leaders of virtually all major religious orders, but particularly those of the Anglican-Baptists, the Roman Catholic Church, the Spirit of God, the Unified Congregation of the Holy Spirit, and the Latter Day Saints, have taken positions firmly opposing such [psychic] research... "
Anglican world 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-251. "Leaders of virtually all major religious orders, but particularly those of the Anglican-Baptists, the Roman Catholic Church, the Spirit of God, the Unified Congregation of the Holy Spirit, and the Latter Day Saints, have taken positions firmly opposing such [psychic] research... "
Anglican world 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-251. "Leaders of virtually all major religious orders, but particularly those of the Anglican-Baptists, the Roman Catholic Church, the Spirit of God, the Unified Congregation of the Holy Spirit, and the Latter Day Saints, have taken positions firmly opposing such research... "
Anglican world 1994 Milan, Victor. "My Sweet Lord " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 95. "Belew slapped his hands down on his khaki-clad thighs. 'For an old hippie burn-out, you turn in a fair imitation of a Jesuit, Mark.'

'How would you know? You're an Episcopalian.'

'but us High-Church Anglicans are Catholic wannabes, remember. We keep a close eye on the bead rattlers. You Methodists wouldn't know about that.' "

Anglican world 2030 Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 103. "'Ireland might even have gone solidly over to Rome [to Catholicism] when Henry VIII went the other way.' [Forming Anglicanism]

'Oh, impossible!' one of the listeners exclaimed.

'Seriously. Purely out of defiance. Then who knows what we might have seen today? The Reversion might never have happened, and England could conceivably have dominated the Irish Isles. Then, America might have been started by some kind of Protestant, Puritan, monogamy cult. Then where would all of the freedoms be that we take for granted today?' "

Anglican world 2032 Clarke, Arthur C. The Hammer of God. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 94. Excerpt from papal encyclical signed by "John Paul XXV, Easter 2032: Earth-Moon-Mars New Network, " which emphasizes that the Catholic Church now supports artificial birth control (in light of new techniques that extend human life and years of fertility), but still opposes abortion: "'The Church is wise enough not to fight against the inevitable, especially in this radically changed situation. I will shortly be issuing an encyclical that will contain guidance on these matters. It has been drawn up, I might add, after full consultation with my colleagues the Dalai Lama, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi, Imam Mahommud, and the Prophet Fatima Magdelene. They are in complete agreement with me. "
Animal Rights Arizona 1987 Murphy, Pat. "Rachel in Love " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1986); pg. 43. "...finds Jake in his apartment in downtown Flagstaff... The headlines read: 'Intelligent chimp inherits fortune!' Of course, Aaron's bequest isn't really a fortune and she isn't just a chimp, but close enough. Animal rights activists rise up in Rachel's defense. "
Animal Rights Arizona 2011 Willis, Connie. "The Last of the Winnebagos " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1988); pg. 24. Pg. 24: "'Mr. McCombe?' he said, extending a hand. 'Jim Hunter. Humane Society.' "; Pg. 31: "The [Humane] Society is efficient. Like Hitler and his Nazis. " [Many other refs. to the Human Society, referred to simply as 'the Society.']
Animal Rights Australia 2011 Sawyer, Robert J. The Terminal Experiment. New York: HarperCollins (1995); pg. 143. "NET NEWS DIGEST... The radical animal-rights group Companions in the Ark, based in Melbourne, Australia, today announced its latest inductee into its Hall of Shame: Dr. Peter G. Hobson of Ontario, Canada, for claiming that animals are soulless creatures meant for human exploitation. "

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