A Study of Hymn-writing and Hymn-singing in the Christian Church

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E. Mellen Press, 1990 - 172 Seiten
Tracing the continuing story of hymn-writing and hymn-singing in the Christian church, this text follows the historical thread through successive generations of Christians. It sets out to trace the development of English hymnody and the continuing link between the muse of poetry and the inspiration required in hymnody.

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Singing in the Old Testament
1
Songs of the New Testament
9
From Greek and Latin
17
Dark and Middle Ages
29
Reformers and Puritans
39
Lutherans Roundheads and Cavaliers
49
Watts and Wesley
59
Olney Newton and Cowper
75
Georgians and Victorians
95
Bishops Americans and Others
103
Women Writers
115
The Present Century
125
Of the Making of Hymn Books No End
139
Select Bibliography
153
Index of Authors Etc
157
Index of First Lines Etc
163

Tractarians and Rome
85
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