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What a Friend They Had in Jesus

The Theological Visions of Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Hymn Writers
  • By Harry T. Cook
$18.00
Have you ever found yourself humming a favourite childhood hymn, only to realise you could no longer embrace its message? In What a Friend They Had in Jesus, Harry Cook explores how hymns reflect the religious beliefs of their times. He revisits the texts of popular hymns, posing such questions as: How true are they to the biblical texts that seem to have inspired them? What aspects of nineteenth- and twentieth-century piety have persisted into the twenty-first century through the singing of those hymns? And, how does one manage the conflict between the emotional appeal and the theological content of such hymns?

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781598151299
    • Manufacturer: Polebridge Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781598151299
    • Publication Date: 06/01/2013
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Harry T. Cook
    • Page Count: 198
    • Width: 6.00 inches
    • Height: 0.42 inches
    • Length: 9.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.60 pounds
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