Matter And Manner Of Praise

Matter And Manner Of Praise

by Thomas K. Mccart
     
 

Traces the controversial shift from metrical psalms to hymnody, and also takes into account legal issues and litigation that developed over the introduction of hymns into church life.See more details below

Overview

Traces the controversial shift from metrical psalms to hymnody, and also takes into account legal issues and litigation that developed over the introduction of hymns into church life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810834507
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Drew University Studies in Liturgy Series, #5
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas K McCart (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University) is the Rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and School.

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1English Congregational Song, 1530-17601
Metrical Psalmody on the Continent5
The First Challenges to Psalmody7
The Seventeenth Century13
Tate and Brady18
Isaac Watts23
John and Charles Wesley25
A Period of Transition29
2The Early Controversies, 1760-181035
Hospitals, Asylums, and Charity Children37
The Inadequacy of Metrical Psalms40
An Enlivened Worship50
Doctrinal Concerns55
The Methodist Threat60
A Divided Church63
A Shift in the Controversy65
3By What Authority? 1790-182575
Early Legal Challenges78
Additional Sources for Opposition83
Counterarguments88
Cotterill v. Holy and Ward93
Episcopal Opposition103
Conclusion113
Bibliography119
Index149
About the Author153

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