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Hymns, Hymn Singing, Hymnals, Hymnology

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June 25, 2014

History of Hymns: Introduction

Begun in 1984 by the late William J. Reynolds, Professor of Sacred Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, History of […]

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September 19, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Shout to the North and the South’

“Shout to the North” is modern worship anthem originally recorded by British rock outfit Delirious? for their 1995-6 […]

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September 12, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘I Love You, Lord’

The brief lyrics penned by Laurie Klein in 1976 are some of the most widely recorded in all of contemporary Christian […]

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September 5, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Our God is an Awesome God’

Few songs defined contemporary Christian music from the 1980s and '90s as comprehensively as “Awesome God” by Rich […]

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August 29, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Be Present at Our Table, Lord’

By Rachel Godiez and C. Michael Hawn

When we participate in and sing of the Lord’s Table, we remember the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made […]

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August 22, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Sent Forth by God’s Blessing’

This Catholic hymn from 1964 was written to direct the congregation out into the world as they depart the sanctuary. A […]

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August 15, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘The Care the Eagle Gives Her Young’

By Hannah Cruse

“The Care the Eagle Gives Her Young” (1980) efficaciously pairs new poetry with old music in The United […]

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August 8, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘I Know Whom I Have Believed’

By Logan Herod

The tune of this hymn sounds like a typical gospel hymn tune with modest harmony and simple melodic lines. Dotted […]

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August 1, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service’

“Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service” consists of four stanzas that describe the servant leadership of Christ, while […]

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July 25, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘God Be with You Till We Meet Again’

By Joshua Taylor

Written as an expansion on the root sense of “good-bye” (God be [with] ye/you), “God Be […]

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