America the Beautiful: A Sung Prayer of the Christian Tradition

America the Beautiful: A Sung Prayer of the Christian Tradition

By: Samuel J. Rogal (author)Hardback

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Description

Focusing on the song America the Beautiful, this scholarly study views it as a poem, as a hymn, and as a patriotic song.

Contents

1. The Texts; 2. Introduction to the Hymn; 3. The Texts as Poetry; 4. The Texts as Congregational Hymnody; 5. The Final Text in Hymn Book and Hymnal; 6. Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929); 7. Katharine Lee Bates: Scholar/Writer, Poet, and Hymnodist; 8. The Hymn Tune and Its Composer; 9. Personal Reflection.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773426054
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 72
  • ID: 9780773426054
  • ISBN10: 0773426051

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