|Author||: Brian A. Wren|
|Publisher||: Westminster John Knox Press|
|Total Pages||: 440|
|Rating||: 4/5 (708 Downloads)|
Download or read book Praying Twice written by Brian A. Wren and published by Westminster John Knox Press. This book was released on 2000-01-01 with total page 440 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Wren discusses the thorny issues involving congregational singing today: the indispensable nature of public worship; contemporary worship music; the lyrics of different types of congregational songs, such as choruses, hymns, chants and ritual songs; and the importance of using hymn lyrics as poetry. He shows why hymn lyrics are altered throughout time and how they illustrate theology.