Compiled and Maintained by Douglas Anderson
last updated 30 Dec 2008
Hymn History and Research
- Amazing Grace, The story of John Newton
- An article on "John Newton, author of America's favorite hymn."
- Catholic Encyclopedia: Hymnody and Hymnology
- The survey article originally published in the online version of the
Encyclopedia of 1917.
- Hymn Backgrounds
- "A collection of over 35 historical accounts of hymn backgrounds."
- John Wyeth and the Development of Southern Folk Hymnody
- Full text of an article from Music from the Middle Ages Through the
20th Century: Essays in Honor of Gwynn McPeek.
- Sir Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
- An article on Watts. Includes the text of Watts' A Solemn Address
to the Deity with commentary.
- The Victorian Hymn: An Overview
- A collection of resources developed as part of the Victorian Web
- The Wesley's and Their Times
- Information on John, Charles, and Susanna Wesley from the General
Board of Global Ministries United Methodist Church. Includes texts of a
number of works by the Wesleys.
- Wikipedia: Hymn
- The Wikipedia entry on 'hymn'
- Women Hymn Composers before 1900
- Biographical information on over 60 hymn writers. [Not accessible 30
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