The Hymn

Articles from Vol. 63, No. 4, Autumn

A Comparison of Forgotten Hymnals of Methodism from Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia
In the early part of the twentieth century the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States initiated missions in the Baltic states. Subsequently it published three hymnals in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, which do not appear in the history of the...
And Every Breath a Song
And Every Breath a Song by Delores Dufner, OSB. Chicago: GIA, 2011. ISBN 978-1-5799-9857-8. $29.95Delores Dufner, OSB, has been creating compelling hymns for the singing church for the past three decades. The Glimmer of Glory in Song, a collection of...
A Treasury of Faith: Lectionary Hymns, Series A
A Treasury of Faith: Lectionary Hymns, Series A by Dan Damon and Gracia Grindal. Colfax, NC: Wayne Leupold, 2011. ISBN: 978-18811-6240-7. $21.25.Here is a useful resource for pastors and worship committees who regularly use the Revised Common Lectionary...
Editor's Notes
Each year the members of the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of The Hymn divide up the days of the Annual Conference and each take one to report on. We are thankful this year that Margaret Leask, Books and Media Review Editor for Canada, stepped in for...
Flor Y Canto-Tercera Edición
Flor y Canto - tercera edición Pordand: OCP, 2011. Words and melody edition, ISBN 978-1-57992-158-3, $14.25. Words only, ISBN 978-1-57992-160-6, $5.75. Keyboard accompaniment, ISBN 978-1-57992-160-0, $130.00. Guitar accompaniment, ISBN 978-1-57992161-3,...
For Us, God's People Now
For Us, God's People Now by Edith Sinclair Downing. Colfax, NC: Wayne Leupold. ISBN 978-1-8811-6237-7. $15.00.Edith Sinclair Downing must be a woman of deep personal faith, judging by these texts. At one level, her hymn-text writing seems to be an avenue...
From Psalm 100 to Hymn: The Transition in the English Language from Psalm Translation to Hymn during the Protestant Reformation
Psalm 100Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth.Worship the Lord with gladness;come into his presence with singing.Know that the Lord is God.It is he that made us, and we are his;we are his people, and the sheep of hispasture.Enter his gates...
From the Executive Director
It's an exciting time to be a part of The Hymn Society! At our conference this summer in Winnipeg we celebrated our ninetieth birthday with a delicious luncheon provided by Hope Publishing Company. Thank you, Scott Shorney, and all our friends at Hope!!...
Hymnal Companion to "Sound the Bamboo": Asian Hymns in Their Cultural and Liturgical Contexts
Hymnal Companion to "Sound the Bamboo": Asian Hymns in Their Cultural and Liturgical Contexts by I-to Loh. Chicago: GIA, 2011. ISBN 978-1-57999-781-6. $59.95.To say that I-to Loh's Hymnal Companion to "Sound the Bamboo" is a groundbreaking book is a...
Research Director's Report
The Hymn Society has had a few long-standing research-related projects to its name over the past several decades. The most notable, of course, is the Dictionary of North American Hymnology, now fully integrated into Hymnary.org courtesy of a grant from...
Set Apart to Sing: A History of Music at Park Street Church, Boston, 1809-20091
In 2009, Boston's Park Street Church marked its bicentennial. As part of the yearlong celebration, the church commissioned several leading sacred music composers (including Paul Jones, Edwin Childs, Carol Barnett, and John Ferguson) and invited members...
Sound in the Land: Essays on Mennonite Music
Sound in the Land: Essays on Mennonite Music Ed. Maureen Epp and Carol Ann Weaver. Kitchener, ON: Pandora, 2005. 220 pp. ISBN: 1-894710-59-2. $25.00 Canadian"The 'Sound in the Land' festival and conference, X. held at Conrad Grebel University College...
"We Call out to You"
It has been a challenge and a joy for me to submit hymns that have tried to reflect the theme of this year's column: the meeting place. In this final offering, I want to share two hymns that highlight this theme. Sharing heart-songs of various communities...
Winnipeg 2012, the Meeting Place: Sharing Our Song Hymn Society Annual Conference Report
The Annual Conference 2012 drew in 227 persons from Canada, the U.SA., and two other countries, plus up to one hundred additional attendees at some of our evening festivals. Our thanks to all who worked so hard for the conference, from persons who helped...
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