Recommended Anglican Resources: The Ultimate Anglican Reading List

Looking for a place to explore various topics within Anglicanism? Check out the list below. (Note: Some links to books are Amazon affiliate links.)

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First, read an introduction to Anglicanism.

You should start with Anglican Compass’s very own Simply Anglican, by Winfield Bevins!

Here are other introductions to Anglicanism:

Then, buy a Book of Common Prayer.

If you’d like to learn more about the Book of Common Prayer (AKA, the “BCP” or “Prayer Book”), click here to read our Rookie Anglican Guide to the BCP. As you’ll learn, you’ve got some options when it comes to the BCP.


The Ultimate Anglican Reading List

OK, now that we’ve covered the essentials, here is the rest of our Ultimate Anglican Reading List, arranged first by topic and then alphabetically by the author’s last name.

Anglican Reference Works

The Book of Common Prayer

Anglican History

Important Anglican Primary Sources

Anglican Theology

Commentaries on the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion

This is an important subset of works on Anglican theology. For many more resources and free PDFs available online, see Resources on the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion at the Prydain blog. Thanks to Prydain for many of the linked PDFs below.

For excellent editions of Browne, Griffith Thomas, Litton, and Rodgers, order from the Reformed Episcopal Church.

Other Works on/of Anglican Theology

Anglican Liturgy


Other Anglican Resources