Academic journal article The Hymn

Editor's Notes

Academic journal article The Hymn

Editor's Notes

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This issue shares some of the current scholarship that is being written around hymns. Andrew Pratt, hymnwriter and editor of the Bulletin of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland, shares his work on hymn texts and the problem of evil. Charles T. Priest who teaches at Bluefield College in Virginia has written about the use of Appalachian spirituals in the work of a Tennessee composer. James Cassarino, who presented at the Emerging Scholars Forum at The Hymn Society Annual Conference at Colorado Springs in 2011, shares from his work on Welsh hymn-singing festivals. Benjamin Kolodziej, an organist from Texas, has researched the life and place of Victorian hymnwriter and editor Godfrey Thring to give us insight into his era and the "middle way" he tried to preserve in his work.

There is plenty of news in this issue: nominees for the Executive Committee to be voted on at our Annual Meeting in July in Richmond, Virginia; work with hymns in Cameroon; a hymnal collection and a hymn contest; columns from the Executive Director and a guest writer for the Research Director's column. Plus we have our usual columns on interpretation, performance, hymns in periodical literature, and reviews of books and media. …

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