hymnology


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hymnology

1. the study of hymn composition
2. another word for hymnody
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The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology, which features more than two million words, has been compiled by Professor Dick Watson, of Durham University, and Dr Emma Hornby, at the University of Bristol.
Believing that studies in hymnology can offer an aesthetic gauge for levels of indigenization and spiritual maturity, she assesses these matters within hymnals produced not only in Mainland China but also in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other places in Asia where overseas Chinese live and worship.
John Julian's Dictionary of Hymnology, published in 1892.
The "progress" of better(ing) failure is brought into play by the very title of Nohow On/ Worstward Ho: the textual trope of progress, grounded in the nineteenth-century language of combat, harks back to both (nineteenth-century) Christian hymnology ("Onward, Christian soldiers
During his research as Musical Editor of the forthcoming Dictionary of Hymnology, Prof Dibble discovered: "'While shepherds watched' was the first carol to cross over from secular traditions to the church.
Articles, companions, hymn and hymn tune studies, the journal of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada called The Hymn, John Julian's Dictionary of Hymnology (1907), Louis Benson's The English Hymn (1915), dissertations, indices, and numerous similar studies and listings get at the topic that Music and Richardson are treating here, but they are either more general or more restricted.
Esther herself was a gifted teacher, first in the Manitoba public school system, later as professor of hymnology at the Mennonite Brethren Bible College.
This selection differs in being concentrated on one field of historical interest and one dear to Betjeman's heart, English hymnology.
At Marburg University Vilmar lectured on homiletics, hymnology, and the Reformation.
3) The Wesleyans and the United Methodists each had a separate book, and so did the Primitive Methodists (whose 1854 book was described by Julian's Dictionary of Hymnology as 'the worst edited and most severely mutilated collection of hymns ever published').
Presidential speeches are even misusing both scripture and hymnology by changing their meaning for the purposes of American power.