1. The Text; 2. Introduction to the Hymn; 3. The Text as Poem; 4. The Text as Congregational Hymn; 5. The Text in Hymn Book and Hymnal; 6. Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander (18187-1895):; 7. Cecil Frances Alexander: Hymnodist; 8. The Hymn Tune and Its Composer; 9. Personal Reaction; 10. List of Works Cited and Consulted.