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Hymnwriters downunder : Methodists sing the praise of God in Aotearoa New Zealand / Terry Wall.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuakau, [New Zealand] : Tuakau Union Parish New Zealand, 2022Description: 132 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780473622619
  • 0473622610
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 264.23 23
Contents:
Foreword / John Thornley -- Introduction -- Singing new creation : the hymns of Colin Gibson -- Singing peace : the hymns of Shirley Erena Murray -- Singing prophetic mysticism : the hymns of Bill Wallace -- Singing incarnation : the hymns of Marnie Barrell -- Singing faith, hope and love : the hymns of Norman Brookes -- Singing in the dark night : the hymns of Norman Goreham -- Conclusion.
Summary: "Explores the role hymns play in worship. What shall we sing today, in this time and place? It examines the hymns written by six contemporary hymnwriters in Aotearoa New Zealand. It identifies themes and emphases, and assesses their contribution. The book celebrates their work as offering resources to enhance liturgy and open fresh spiritual paths. This is a time to harvest the labour and love of these poets who broaden our vision of Christian discipleship"--Page 4 of cover
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre Main BV335 .W35 2022 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 23-777

"Four of them are Methodists and one, Shirley Murray, had a Methodist upbringing ... the other hymn writer Marnie Barrell, an Anglican, is included in acknowledgement of the Anglican Methodist covenant signed in 2008 which brought our two churches into a new and closer relationship"--Page 8.

Includes bibliographical references.

Foreword / John Thornley -- Introduction -- Singing new creation : the hymns of Colin Gibson -- Singing peace : the hymns of Shirley Erena Murray -- Singing prophetic mysticism : the hymns of Bill Wallace -- Singing incarnation : the hymns of Marnie Barrell -- Singing faith, hope and love : the hymns of Norman Brookes -- Singing in the dark night : the hymns of Norman Goreham -- Conclusion.

"Explores the role hymns play in worship. What shall we sing today, in this time and place? It examines the hymns written by six contemporary hymnwriters in Aotearoa New Zealand. It identifies themes and emphases, and assesses their contribution. The book celebrates their work as offering resources to enhance liturgy and open fresh spiritual paths. This is a time to harvest the labour and love of these poets who broaden our vision of Christian discipleship"--Page 4 of cover

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