Louange et Prière
Louange et Prière (1939). Louange et Prière (‘Praise and Prayer’), for the French Protestant churches, was published in 1939. It originated with the General Assembly at Marseilles in 1929, and the Commission interecclésiastique of 1931. Delegates from the different churches – Reformed (Calvinist), Lutherans, Methodists, Moravians, and Independent - were invited to join a Souscommission, which began work in 1932.
The book was based on the preceding books of the various churches, notably the Psaumes et Cantiques (1859, 1881, 1894, Reformed), Cantiques à l’usage (1923, Lutheran), and Cantiques chrétiens (1909, Methodist). As was traditional in Protestant hymnbooks in many parts of Europe, the...
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