Sing Them Over Again to Me: Hymns and Hymnbooks in America by Mark A. Noll,Edith L. Blumhofer,Mary Louise VanDyke,Candy

By Mark A. Noll,Edith L. Blumhofer,Mary Louise VanDyke,Candy Gunther Brown,John R. Tyson,Mary G. De Jong,Dennis C. Dickerson,Susan V. Gallagher,Bruce D. Hindmarsh,Samuel J. Rogal,Heather D. Curtis

Hymns and hymnbooks as American old and cultural icons.

This paintings is a examine of the significance of Protestant hymns in defining the USA and American faith. It explores the underappreciated impression of hymns in shaping many spheres of non-public and company lifestyles in addition to the price of hymns for learning spiritual existence. Distinguishing good points of this quantity are stories of the preferred hymns (“Amazing Grace,” “O, For one thousand Tongues to Sing,” “All Hail the facility of Jesus’ Name”), with realization to the power of such hymns to bare, as they're altered and tailored, shifts in American renowned faith. The e-book additionally focuses realization at the position hymns play in altering attitudes approximately race, category, gender, fiscal lifestyles, politics, and society.

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