The Anglican Episcopate in Canada: Vol. iv, 1976–2008

Compiled by Michael Peers

 

episcopate-cover-smallThis is the fourth volume in the series providing a historical record of all the bishops in the Anglican Church of Canada. This volume includes a formal photograph and summarizes positions, education, service, ordinations, elections, and appointments of bishops in the Canadian church from 1976 to 2008. Archbishop Peers provides an introduction focusing on highlights of the historical period and an update of volumes one to three. Appendixes list primates and metropolitans, dioceses, and succession of bishops (chronological by volume).

The Anglican Episcopate is an excellent gift for all church leaders, a detailed source for student research, and a valuable archival record of the Anglican Church.

soft cover, 360 pages, $29.95
ISBN 978-1-55126-497-4

 

Michael Peers was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Ottawa in 1960. He has served the Anglican Church as university chaplain (Ottawa 1961-1966), parish priest (Winnipeg 1966-1974), Dean of Qu’Appelle (Regina 1974-1977), Bishop of the Diocese of Qu’Appelle (1977-1986), and Metropolitan of the Province of Rupert’s Land (1982-1986). He was elected to the office of primate by the 31st General Synod held in Winnipeg in 1986 and retired from office on 1 February 2004. Michael Peers is married to Dorothy Elizabeth (Bradley); they have three grown children and six grandchildren.