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40 Favorite Hymns for the Christian Year

A Closer Look at Their Spiritual and Poetic Meaning
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For generations, Christians have celebrated holidays and seasons with special songs. We all have favorite Christmas carols or Easter hymns, and some of us associate certain hymns with events like Thanksgiving or the New Year. But often we overlook the fact that these familiar songs are also powerful works of devotional poetry.

This anthology of great hymns associated with the calendar year invites us to experience these works as poems -- to slow down and savor their well-turned phrases, their surprising metaphors, and their evocative language. English professor Leland Ryken provides historical background and literary analysis for each hymn, finishing each with a Scripture reading to accompany it. The result is a wonderfully devotional and poetic study for the Christian's year, drawing on hymns for the New Year, Good Friday, Easter, Christmas, and more.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781629957937
    • Manufacturer: P & R Pub Co
    • Author: Leland Ryken
    • ISBN 13: 9781629957937
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2020
    • Format: Hardcover
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