By Karen Lynn Davidson
Should you benefit from the hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you then will get pleasure from Our Latter-day Hymns: The tales and the Messages. during this quantity you can find the tales of the entire hymns within the 1985 LDS hymnbook, as far as these tales are recognized. a number of the hymns happened in ways in which are really dramatic and private; others got here into being below usual conditions. and every of the greater than 300 hymns has a message all its own.
Prepared with the cooperation and advice of the overall tune Committee of the Church, this better half to the hymnbook offers short biographies of the authors and composers of the hymns, the tales of the hymns themselves, and an account of alterations that can have ocurred within the phrases or within the music.
Our Latter-day Hymns supplies perception into the ideals and historical past, hopes and fears of the folk who sing those hymns. Church contributors who've tune callings in addition to those that easily get pleasure from making a song will locate this quantity attention-grabbing and informative.
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Our Latter-day Hymns: The Stories and the Messages by Karen Lynn Davidson