|Title:||The Evolution of the English Hymn|
|Publisher:||The Macmillan Company|
|Tags:||music, non-fiction, poetry, religion|
The theme upon which I have essayed to write seems to me to be of primary importance to the Christian Church. Next only to the Bible, the Hymnody of Christendom is probably the most influential medium of religious culture we possess. In public worship it directly affects millions of people every week; awakening, educating, and sustaining their spiritual life, and guiding them, quite as effectually as sermon or prayer, to an understanding of Christian truth; whilst its influence upon the individuals who turn to it in privacy for the nurture of their inner life is no less pronounced.
My story is international in its compass, but its aim has been to show how the hymns of many lands and many ages have contributed to the treasury of worship-song enshrined in our present-day English hymnals.--Preface. [Suggest a different description.]
|Epub||20190314.epub||If you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.|
|Mobi/Kindle||20190314.mobi||Not all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.|
Kindle Direct (New, Experimental)
Send this book direct to your kindle via email. We need your Send-to-Kindle Email address, which can be found by looking in your Kindle device’s Settings page. All kindle email addresses will end in @kindle.com. Note you must add our email server’s address, [email protected], to your Amazon account’s Approved E-mail list. This list may be found on your Amazon account: Your Account→ Manage Your Content and Devices→ Preferences→ Personal Document Settings→ Approved Personal Document E-mail List→ Add a new approved e-mail address.
This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it.
Here at FadedPage and our companion site Distributed Proofreaders Canada, we pride ourselves on producing the best ebooks you can find. Please tell us about any errors you have found in this book, or in the information on this page about this book.