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