New articles published in 2014
09 December 2014
Since its launch the editors have added over 200 new articles to the Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology.
Here are just a few highlights:
Placide Cappeau - best known for his Provençal-style carol, ‘Minuit, chrétiens, c'est l'heure solennelle’ (or ‘O holy night, the stars are brightly shining’ in English).
Chartist hymnody - songs of faith and political reform in the 19th century
Let us break bread together on our knees - a spiritual from the West African Gullah/Geechee slave culture
Chinese Christian hymnody - over 1000 years of history
August Crull - a German-American Lutheran theologian and hymn translator
Theodore Baker - editor of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
Symphorianus Pollio - 16th century preacher and hymn writer, also known as ‘Symphorianus Althiesser’
> See all new articles published since the launch of the Dictionary in 2013