Fellowship Hymn Book
Fellowship Hymn Book (1909, 1933). This book was initially published in 1909 by the National Council of Adult School Unions together with the National Council of P.S.A. Brotherhoods (P.S.A. meant ‘Pleasant Sunday Afternoons’, intended to keep people pleasurably occupied between services on the Sabbath Day). The National Adult School Union had been founded in the 1790s: by the early 20th century, when it was at its most flourishing, it advocated an access to the Bible unhampered by denominational prejudices and marked by an open-minded theological instruction.
According to the 1909 Preface, the two organisations felt the need for a hymnbook for their meetings. The 1909 book contained 331...
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