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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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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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July 18, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Brethren, We Have Met to Worship’

By C. Michael Hawn

We have a bit of a mystery: Who is the author of the text? There are two who vie for […]

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July 11, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Joy in the Morning’

By Shawn Gingrich

This versatile hymn can be used in many instances from the theme of second coming of Christ in Advent, to […]

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July 4, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘You Are Mine’

By Shawn Gingrich

David Robert Haas (b. 1957, Saginaw, Michigan) is a well-known author and composer of music for choirs and congregations. He studied […]

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June 27, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love’

By Joshua Taylor

Written following the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), “They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love” joins […]

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June 20, 2019

History of Hymns: ‘Kum Ba Yah’

By C. Michael Hawn

The origins of this song have been enveloped in mystery for nearly a century. Some have said that it came […]

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