The Beginnings of Anglican Hymnody: An Irish Perspective

The Beginnings of Anglican Hymnody: An Irish Perspective

by Dr David Baxter
     
 

This book looks at the beginnings of the hymn in the English-speaking world, but within the context of current Irish Anglican usage.
Starting at the early days of hymnody, the book takes the reader on a journey through the 'golden' period of hymn-writing, the eighteenth century, through to the 1800s.

There are specific chapters on two of the best-known hymn

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Overview

This book looks at the beginnings of the hymn in the English-speaking world, but within the context of current Irish Anglican usage.
Starting at the early days of hymnody, the book takes the reader on a journey through the 'golden' period of hymn-writing, the eighteenth century, through to the 1800s.

There are specific chapters on two of the best-known hymn writers, Isaac Watts and Charles Wesley as well as attention given to early Irish hymns.

The whole book is written in the context of Irish Anglicanism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481063968
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/10/2012
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)

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