Favourite Hymns: 2000 Years of the Magnificat

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A&C Black, Jan 31, 2001 - Religion - 217 pages
This anthology contains over 60 hymns from all ages and traditions. Each one is presented with a profile of the hymn's author, the personal and cultural context in which it was written, a note on the source of the tune and, where useful, the treble line of the tune.
 

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Contents

Celtic tower Clonmacnoise
41
Monks in choir from King Henrys Psalter c 1430
57
Title page of Sternhold Hopkins Whole book of Psalmes
69
George Herbert statue Edington Priory Church
79
Scene from Pilgrims Progress George Cruikshank
93
Title page of Philosophia Naturalis Principia Mathematica 1687
100
John Wesley preaching
115
Torah scroll detail
121
William Blake engraving To Mercy Pity Peace and Love
137
Pulpit of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin Oxford
146
Chancel and nave of St Mary Magdalen Church Oxford
157
Alleluia tapestry William Morris and Edward BurneJones
167
Taizé worship
194
Copyright Acknowledgements
198
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About the author (2001)

Marjorie Reeves was Vice-Principal of St. Anne's College, Oxford, from 1950 to 1972. She is Honorary Fellow of St. Hugh's College and St. Anne's College, Oxford. Jenyth Worsley was a producer in BBC radio. She has written features for radio and has directed plays for the theatre.

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