The Fellowship Hymn-Book (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Fellowship Hymn-Book The remarkable growth within recent years of such movements as Adult Schools, Brotherhoods, Pleasant Sunday Afternoons, and kindred societies, marks a revival of interest in religion, and is full of hope for the future of this country. The need of a hymn-book for the special use of such movements has long been felt. Such a book should contain hymns of a strong and simple character, which should express the ideals and aspirations Of men and women gathered together for worship, fellowship, and inspiration for service. The Fellowship hymn-book is designed to meet this need. It has been compiled by a joint Committee of representatives appointed by the National Council of Adult School Unions, and by the National Council of p.s.a. Brotherhoods. For some two years, commencing in 1906, the Adult School Council issued a series of Hymn Sheets in their monthly magazine, One and All, which met with an encouraging reception. The Committee appointed to edit these sheets was at the same time instructed to proceed with the preparation of a Hymn Book. Almost simultaneously the p.s.a. Brotherhoods Council appointed a similar Committee. Negotiations were opened between the two Councils for the production of a common Hymnal, and this book is the result of their combined labours. It is hoped that it may also appeal to a wider circle, and be largely used by other organizations having similar aims and ideals. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- Paperback | 470 pages
- 152 x 229 x 24mm | 621g
- 16 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- Annotated edition
- 571 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white