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The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Ted A. Campbell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book shows how a simple message embedded in the New Testament and also handed on in a Christian oral tradition has been expressed consistently through ancient Christian communities (Catholic and ... More


Wonder Reborn: Creating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry

Thomas H. Troeger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195398885
eISBN:
9780199866236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398885.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores an issue at the nerve of the long-term health of all churches: how godly wonder can be reborn through renewed attention to the place of beauty in preaching and worship. The book ... More


The High Victorian Period

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The largest section in the book, containing 43 hymns, many of them from successive editions of the pre‐eminent Victorian hymn book, Hymns Ancient and Modern. They reflect the new interest in hymns in ... More


Nineteenth‐and Early Twentieth‐Century American Hymns

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 16 hymns from the burgeoning American tradition, full of life and energy. The vigour is seen in the hymns of the Civil War (‘Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord’), and ... More


Different Traditions

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Various kinds of hymnody that do not fit into the categories above are considered here. They include nature hymns, and the Rivulet controversy; the hymns of Moody and Sankey, the evangelists; ... More


Ancient and Medieval Hymns

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 31 hymns, from Keble's translation from the Greek, ‘Hail, gladdening light’, to the Reformation, through the great age of Latin hymnody and into the monastic period, and including two Celtic ... More


The Singing of Hymns, and the Experience of Metre

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the relation of text to music, the relation of singing to writing, and Derrida's phoncentrism. The chapter also examines the use of different hymn metres; the structure of hymns, with ... More


The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

J. R. Watson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The English Hymn is a literary form that has been undervalued by literary criticism. This book, subtitled ‘a critical and historical study’, seeks to re‐establish it as a form that deserves serious ... More


Charles Wesley the Paradoxical Anglican

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The traditional image of Charles Wesley is that of a loyal Anglican whose attachment to the parent Church of England led to his isolation within Methodism in his later years. There is a contradiction ... More


Hymns Ancient and Modern

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the success of Hymns Ancient and Modern; Church of England hymns, Hymns of triumph. Reviews the writing of John Ellerton, William Chatterton Dix, and William Walsham How. Also talks about ... More


American Hymnody

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The consequences of American independence for hymn writing and the importance of American Unitarianism and the high seriousness that went with it are discussed. Reviews the Civil War and slavery. ... More


Discussing Hymns: The State of the Art

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Considers the traditional view of hymns as second‐rate literature, and the neglect of them by most literary critics, apart from Donald Davie and Lionel Adey. Hymns have been thought of as belonging ... More


Into the Twentieth Century

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the end of the dominance of Hymns Ancient and Modern; Robert Bridges and the Yattendon Hymnal. Reviews Percy Dearmer, the English Hymnal, and Songs of Praise; the beginnings of broadcast ... More


The Mid‐Twentieth Century, and the Hymn Explosion

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 31 hymns from the time of the Second World War to the end of the twentieth century. It was a period of broadcast hymns on radio and then television, and also of some writers in the grand ... More


The Romantic Movement and the Early Nineteenth Century

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 29 hymns, beginning with William Blake's ‘And did those feet in ancient time’, and continuing to the hymns of the early Victorian period, with writers such as Henry Francis Lyte and Cecil ... More


God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

David Brown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book uses the way in which poetry and drama have in the past opened people to the possibility of religious experience as a launching pad for advocating less wooden approaches to Christian ... More


The Music of Methodist Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Singing and meditating upon hymns has been a characteristic of Methodism since its beginning. Hymnals functioned both as prayer books and as theological primers; changing patterns and emphases in the ... More


Hymns and Psalms

David Brown

in God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores how the music of worship recalls, renews, or initiates experience and it looks at the contribution that metaphor and symbol make. It begins by offering some reflections on the ... More


The Gospel in Protestant and Related Churches

Ted A. Campbell

in The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.003.004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 discusses the ways in which the gospel message has been expressed in a variety of churches that were related to or influenced by the Reformation of the sixteenth century (including Anglican ... More


Amunnakht, Scribe and Poet of Deir el-Medina: A Study of Ostracon O Berlin P 14262

Günter Burkard

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Amunnakht, scribe in the necropolis of Deir el-Medina, is a well-known figure in Ancient Egyptian history. He was active in the reigns of Ramses III to Ramses VI. From his quill we have not only ... More


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