Hallelujah: The Poetry of Our Classic Hymns

Hallelujah: The Poetry of Our Classic Hymns

Anna Marlis Burgard / Sep 21, 2019

Hallelujah The Poetry of Our Classic Hymns By setting their doubts hopes and gratitude to song the authors of classic hymns have comforted and guided people for centuries From soulful spirituals pleading for release to heartfelt hymns of pr

  • Title: Hallelujah: The Poetry of Our Classic Hymns
  • Author: Anna Marlis Burgard
  • ISBN: 9781587612268
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Hardcover
  • By setting their doubts, hopes, and gratitude to song, the authors of classic hymns have comforted and guided people for centuries From soulful spirituals pleading for release to heartfelt hymns of praise, HALLELUJAH pairs the poetry of our language s most beautiful and moving hymns with stunning artwork inspired by their words From standards such as When I Survey the WBy setting their doubts, hopes, and gratitude to song, the authors of classic hymns have comforted and guided people for centuries From soulful spirituals pleading for release to heartfelt hymns of praise, HALLELUJAH pairs the poetry of our language s most beautiful and moving hymns with stunning artwork inspired by their words From standards such as When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, Go Down, Moses, and Simple Gifts, to less famous but equally lovely treasures, this selection spans centuries of hymns, spirituals, and carols from most Christian denominations An introductory essay explores the ancient tradition of sacred poetry and the development of sacred song, from ancient Sumerian to early Christian Latin hymns, from Lutheran Reformation hymns to spirituals borne from slavery, and beyond This collection reveals how the universal language of hymns allows them to cross denominations and create a brotherhood through words HALLELUJAH is a glorious gift for everyone who cherishes spiritual poetry and enjoys reflecting on its meaning.

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    1. This book has some genuine suprises in store for the reader. Including the authors of some hymns and the back-stories that will grab your heart. I highly recommend it!


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