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Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark By Jens Christian Aaberg
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This book deals with a subject which is new to most English readers. For though Danish hymnody long ago became favorably known in Northern Europe, no adequate presentation of the subject has appeared... More > in English. Newer American Lutheran hymnals contain a number of Danish hymns, some of which have gained considerable popularity, but the subject as a whole has not been presented.< Less
Pange Lingua: Breviary Hymns of Old Uses By Alan G. McDougall & Adrian Fortescue
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Introduction by Adrian Fortescue This very rare 1916 book of 122 pages offers English translations of some of the most beloved Latin hymns for all seasons. The translations by Alan McDougall are... More > truly beautiful. Though there is no music included (and that is readily available) this volume is especially useful for program notes for parishes. Also of enormous value is the 30-page introduction by Fortescue, which amounts to a short course on the history of Christian hymnody from the Apostolic Age to the 19th century.< Less
The Hymns of the Breviary and Missal By Rev. Matthew Britt
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This treasure edited by Fr. Matthew Britt, first published in 1922, is a magnificent and inspired work of scholarship in the history of Christian music. It assembles the texts to the hymns of the... More > Breviary and Roman Missal, with translations and commentary on who wrote the hymns and how they are used liturgically. The scope here is breathtaking, and many of the translations include both poetic renderings and literal renderings. Here is the foundation for Christian hymnody of the past and, possibly, the future. Many are familiar but many more are not. The music itself is not included but the songs are otherwise available in books published by Solesmes. The huge value added here is the historical scholarship, compilation, and translations.< Less
A New Book of Old Hymns By Veronica Brandt
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A collection of hymns focusing on chant, including a litany, rounds, antiphons, carols, for all seasons of the Church's year, plus Ordinaries of the Mass, Benediction and some English hymns. Chant... More > is newly typeset, not photocopied. English translations for each Latin hymn. Indexed for easy reference. This Fourth Edition updates the Prayer for the Pope with a new illustration of Pope Francis as well as lots of little improvements including the addition of a popular setting of Christus Vincit. There are lots of books of Gregorian chant out there, but only a few with English translations of all the text. This book puts the translation right up under the Latin to make it easy to pray with understanding. This book gives a window into the history of hymns. Many will recognise these hymns are still popular today in different arrangements. This is a book to browse and enjoy at your own pace.< Less
Brethren Thinking By Michael Hari
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This is a collection of historical, devotional, and doctrinal essays written from an Old Order Anabaptist perspective. It covers topics such as the head covering, non-resistance, community of goods,... More > hymnody, meeting, the ban, foot washing, missionaries, outreach, hunting and fishing, and usury.< Less
Christ and the Church By Andrew Richard
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“Christ and the Church” is a thirty-day devotional book for husbands and wives. It presents the commands and promises of God, calls to repentance and faith,... More > follows the pattern of the Word of God and prayer, and offers practical suggestions according to what the Scriptures say about Christ and the Church in their union. Each day includes a writing on a particular aspect of marriage, a talking point, a prayer, and an activity. While written for husbands and wives, this book could easily be adapted to serve as a resource for premarital instruction. “Rev. Andrew Richard has put together a gift for the church. As fewer people speak about marriage in Scriptural ways, these devotions hearken back to traditional terms and once common Christian understandings. The language and writing is very approachable, the excerpts from the early church are real gems, and including hymnody helps this to be an ongoing resource for those married as well as those in preparation.” – Deaconess Mary J. Moerbe< Less

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