Strengthen for Service: One Hundred Years of the English Hymnal 1906-2006
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Publisher: Canterbury Press
A compendium of twenty chapters covering the background, development and hundred-year history of the most popular Anglo-Catholic hymnal ever published in this country. Includes chapter titles such as Poetry as Hymnody, Children's Hymns in the English Hymnal Tradition, and Vaughan Williams 'Chamber of Horrors', from such renowned contributors as Canon Dr Donald Gray, formerly Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons; hymn writer Elizabeth Cosnett; author and historian Revd Ian Bradley; and Professor John Harper, former Director of the Royal School of Church Music.