Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 March 2011

320 Pages | 8 musical samples


ISBN: 9780199545247

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Dissenting Praise

Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales

Edited by Isabel Rivers and David L. Wykes

  • The first wide-ranging and fully researched study of dissenting hymns in England and Wales.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of the subject, looking at dissenting hymns from the main denominations-Congregational, Baptist, Methodist, Unitarian from the mid 17th century to the early 20th century in compact, well referenced essays
  • Written by specialists in a range of disciplines: literature, history, theology, and music
  • Gives contextual information on the politics and religious issues of the period, making the collection accessible to students and researchers from different disciplines
  • Includes a selected bibliography of hymn collections arranged by denomination and period

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