Item description for Psalter Hymnal Handbook by Emily R. Brink & Bertus F. Polman...
Overview An indispensable guide for worship leaders, pastors, or anyone interested in the history of the 641 songs in the 1987 Psalter Hymnal. Includes information on the circumstances under which the songs were written. Biographical data on more than 800 authors, translators, composers, and arrangers. Tips for effective singing. Liturgical suggestions for when and how to use each song in worship. Entries on all the creeds, confessions, and liturgical forms. Articles on psalm and hymn singing from Bible times to today. Many indexes, indicating songs keyed to the Heidelberg Catechism, songs for use with the Revised Common Lectionary, songs with guitar chords, and more.
Publishers Description An indispensable guide for worship leaders. Imagine presenting the story behind a hymn before your congregation sings it The only source of information on all the songs and contents of the 1987 Psalter Hymnal. Anyone interested in the history of the songs will enjoy this book.
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Studio: CRC Pubns
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.8 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1998
Publisher Faith Alive Christian Resources
ISBN 156212269X ISBN13 9781562122690
Availability 0 units.
More About Emily R. Brink & Bertus F. Polman
Emily R. Brink is the editor of Reformed Worship and a senior research fellow at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.