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    Sing Them Over Again to Me: Hymns and Hymnbooks in America (Religion and American Culture (University of Alabama)) (Hardback) Edited by Mark A. Noll, Edited by Edith L. Blumhofer, By (author) Candy Gunther Brown, By (author) Heather D. Curtis, By (author) Mary G. De Jong, By (author) Dennis C. Dickerson, By (author) Susan van Zanten Gallagher, By (author) D.Bruce Hindmarsh, By (author) Samuel J. Rogal, By (author) John R. Tyson

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    DescriptionThis work is a study of the importance of Protestant hymns in defining America and American religion. It explores the underappreciated influence of hymns in shaping many spheres of personal and corporate life as well as the value of hymns for studying religious life. Distinguishing features of this volume are studies of the most popular hymns ("Amazing Grace," "O, For a Thousand Tongues to Sing," "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name"), with attention to the ability of such hymns to reveal, as they are altered and adapted, shifts in American popular religion. The book also focuses attention on the role hymns play in changing attitudes about race, class, gender, economic life, politics, and society.

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    Sing Them Over Again to Me
    Hymns and Hymnbooks in America
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Mark A. Noll, Edited by Edith L. Blumhofer, By (author) Candy Gunther Brown, By (author) Heather D. Curtis, By (author) Mary G. De Jong, By (author) Dennis C. Dickerson, By (author) Susan van Zanten Gallagher, By (author) D.Bruce Hindmarsh, By (author) Samuel J. Rogal, By (author) John R. Tyson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 540 g
    ISBN 13: 9780817315054
    ISBN 10: 0817315055

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    LC classification: BV313 .S56 2006
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    Edition statement
    annotated edition
    The University of Alabama Press
    Imprint name
    The University of Alabama Press
    Publication date
    15 November 2006
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    Author Information
    Mark A. Noll is McManis Chair of Christian Thought at Wheaton College and coeditor with Edith L. Blumhofer of Singing the Lord's Song in a Strange Land: Hymnody in the History of North American Protestantism. Edith L. Blumhofer is Director of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals, Professor of History at Wheaton College, and author of Aimee Semple McPherson: Everybody's Sister.