Ecumenical Praise

Ecumenical Praise, Carlton R. Young*, executive editor (Agape: Carol Stream, Illinois, 1977). The hymn explosion in Britain lit by the Dunblane Music Consultations of the 1960s (see Dunblane Praises*) produced a plethora of hymnal supplements to the new and existing denominational hymnals in Great Britain and the United States. Contemporary hymnal committees were reluctant to include the rapidly expanding number of hymns that did not meet the traditional interpretation of hymnody.  Austin C. Lovelace* and Carlton R. Young* organized a workshop on worship at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University*. Erik Routley* delivered the primary lectures. In the aftermath, Young and...

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