Music

Hymn Histories

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These articles from Betty Yoder and John Mark Kuhns explore the musical messages of classic hymns, and recount the circumstances surrounding their creation.

History of Now Thank We All Our God

Contributor: Betty Yoder

The history surrounding the hymn "Now Thank We All Our God," by Martin Rinkart. Includes biographical information about the author, literary structure and musical characteristics of the hymn, and sug... Read More

History of O God Our Help in Ages Past

Contributor: Betty Yoder

The history surrounding the hymn "O God, Our Help in Ages Past," by Isaac Watts. Includes some biographical information about the author.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

History of A Mighty Fortress is our God

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | File type : Article

The history surrounding the hymn "A Mighty Fortress is our God" by Martin Luther.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

History of Faith of our Fathers

Contributor: Betty Yoder

The history surrounding the hymn "Faith of our Fathers" by Frederick William Faber. Includes biographical information about the author, literary structure and musical characteristics of the hymn, and... Read More

History of Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Contributor: Betty Yoder

The history surrounding the hymn "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" by Charles Wesley. Includes biographical information about the author, literary structure and musical characteristics of the hymn, and ... Read More

History of Jesus the Very Thought of Thee

Contributor: Betty Yoder

The history surrounding the hymn "Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee" by Bernard of Clairvaux. Includes biographical information about the author, literary structure and musical characteristics of the h... Read More

Balanced Elements of Music and Man (H. D. Miller)

Contributor: Howard Dean Miller | Length : 79 | File type : Audio

The standard by which we make judgement, says Howard, is God. Music, then, can be discerned by understanding the character of God. Courtesy Christian Light Education (CLE).

Fifteen Characteristics of True Christian Music (H. D. Miller)

Contributor: Howard Dean Miller | Length : 120 | File type : Audio

With stories and illustrations, Howard urges his listeners to choose music by the principles of God. Courtesy Christian Light Education (CLE).

Is Music a Moral Issue? (H. D. Miller)

Contributor: Howard Dean Miller | Length : 60 | File type : Audio

Howard draws principles from creation and the Scriptures to teach the importance of musical choices. Courtesy Christian Light Education (CLE).