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Published by MorningStar Music Publishers in Fenton, Mo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Church music -- United States,
  • Hymns -- United States -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Paul R. Powell ; foreword by Terry W. York.
ContributionsPowell, Paul Richard, 1942-, Eskew, Harry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML2911 .H96 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16899957M
ISBN 109780944529478
LC Control Number2008022964

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Hymnology in the service of the church essays in honor of Harry Eskew This edition published in by MorningStar Music Publishers in Fenton, Mo. Hymnology in the Service of the Church: Essays in Honor of Harry Eskew edited by Paul R. PoweU. Foreword by Terry W. York. Saint Louis: Morning Star, pp. ISBN The source readings in Hymnology are primary documents illustrating the philosophy and practice of congregational singing during various historical periods of the Christian church. They are drawn from a wide variety of sources including letters, diaries, periodicals, hymnal and tunebook prefaces, theological treatises, certain controversial books and pamphlets, and deliberations of church Cited by: 3. The book is suitable for use as a text or supplementary text for courses in hymnology, a professional reference work for ministers and church musicians, and a book for laymen interested in the history of church Price: $

The source readings in Hymnology are primary documents illustrating the philosophy and practice of congregational singing during various historical periods of the Christian church. They are drawn from a wide variety of sources including letters, diaries, periodicals, hymnal and tunebook prefaces, theological treatises, certain controversial books and pamphlets, and deliberations of church. As a result of this book, I feel more prepared to choose hymns for a worship service, move a congregation in a musical direction, and observe the future development of hymn writing and study. I would recommend this book for any church-goer who wants to develop a deeper understanding of congregational singing--from chants to "spiritual songs" to Reviews: 9. Complete, fully searchable information about Service Book and Hymnal of the Lutheran Church in America, with page scans. One of the greatest sources of Christian theology and spirituality is the old hymns. In marked contrast to most of the worship choruses found in today’s church services, the old hymns were rich depositories of biblical spirituality, theological truth, and Christian belief. There is nothing like going back to the old hymns for spiritual nourishment, [ ].

He and the late Hugh T. McElrath are co-authors of a widely used hymnology textbook, Sing with Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Hymnology (Church Street Press, 2nd ed. ). He along with David W. Music and Paul A. Richardson authored the book, Singing Baptists: Studies in Baptist Hymnody in America (Church Street Press, ). English Hymnal Service Book () English Praise () New English Hymnal (): Hymnary New English Praise (): Hymnary. see also: Oxford Book of Carols () Songs of Praise. 1st ed. () Enlarged () Discussed () Ralph Vaughan Williams. Related Resources.   The intent is that you experience hymnody in a church context other than your own, and that you experience a variety of such contexts beyond your comfort zone. iii. Word-process your reflection (with specific relevant details such as topic of service, authors/composers of songs, and attach church bulletin) in approx. words for each report. The English Hymnal is a hymn book which was published in for the Church of England by Oxford University was edited by the clergyman and writer Percy Dearmer and the composer and music historian Ralph Vaughan Williams, and was a significant publication in the history of Anglican church .