Voices in Praise

Voices in Praise. This collection, published in 2013, is the authorised hymnal of The Methodist Church of the Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA). It is a significant milestone in the history of the MCCA, as it is the first time it has issued an authorised hymnal since its foundation in 1967. Its preface indicates Caribbean Methodism’s longstanding attachment to the British Methodist Hymn Book (MHB, 1933), and, in describing its long gestation, summarises the diverse influences, cultural expressions and public opinions that have affected Caribbean hymnody* more generally since the 1970s. In the preface, George Mulrain*, past Connexional President of the MCCA, describes how the whole of the...

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