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By Mark A. Noll, Edith L. Blumhofer, Mary Louise VanDyke, Candy Gunther Brown, Visit Amazon's John R. Tyson Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, John R. Tyson, , Mary G. De Jong, Dennis C. Dickerson, Susan V. Gallagher, Bruce D. Hindmarsh, Samue

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Hymns and hymnbooks as American ancient and cultural icons.This paintings is a learn of the significance of Protestant hymns in defining the USA and American faith. It explores the underappreciated effect of hymns in shaping many spheres of non-public and company lifestyles in addition to the price of hymns for learning spiritual existence. Distinguishing positive aspects of this quantity are experiences of the preferred hymns (“Amazing Grace,” “O, For one thousand Tongues to Sing,” “All Hail the facility of Jesus’ Name”), with realization to the power of such hymns to bare, as they're altered and tailored, shifts in American well known faith. The publication additionally focuses cognizance at the position hymns play in altering attitudes approximately race, category, gender, financial lifestyles, politics, and society.

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When tortured, for the service of the sanctuary, into limping doggerel, and slip-shod jingling, they You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press. S. Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher. For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 30 john r. ”46 The second of¤cial MEC hymnbook was published in 1849. It was much larger than the 1836 edition, offering a total of 1,148 hymns. The 1849 Methodist Hymn Book included an increased number (558) of Wesleyan hymns; “O for a Thousand Tongues” continued in its place of prominence, at the head of the Methodist Hymn Book.

15 Francis Asbury’s journal indicates that Methodist conferences were often large gatherings that had a revivalist tone. ”16 The quarterly conferences were occasions for preaching, prayer, testimony, the love feast, and hymns. 17 By 1802, Methodists had enthusiastically embraced camp meetings. Writing to Bishop Coke in 1811 Asbury reported: “Our camp meetings, I think, amount to between four and ¤ve hundred annually, some of which continue You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press.

Because of this popularity the hymn has become almost a cliché, so that You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press. S. Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher. For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 29 But the hymn has also ¤gured in various twentieth-century secular stories of redemption, ranging from twelve-step recovery programs to narratives of feminist or gay and lesbian emancipation. One subtle use of the hymn was in the 1982 ¤lm Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, produced by Harve Bennett.

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