Praise for Today

Praise for Today (1974). Praise for Today was published in 1974 by the Baptist Church’s Psalms and Hymns Trust as a supplement to the Baptist Hymn Book (BHB,1962). It contained 104 hymns and songs arranged alphabetically. The preface noted that although only twelve years had elapsed since the publication of BHB, ‘many new hymns and tunes have been written in the intervening years, and are still being written, which by their choice of contemporary themes and use of up-to-date musical idiom, have something particularly relevant and meaningful to say to present-day congregations’. This statement of intent was the prelude to a collection that was a fair representation of the British...

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