Society Religion and Spirituality Christianity Denominations Lutheran Theology Practical Liturgy and Music Hymns
Hymns are to be distinguished from religious music. The former are based on a scriptural text while the latter are expressions of religious feeling without direct reference to Scripture.
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Early Lutheran Hymn Writers
Biographical sketches of Philipp Nicolai, Johann Heermann, Paul (Paulus) Gerhardt, and Calvinist near-contemporary Joachim Neander.
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary
Introduction to the hymnal of the ELS, including hymnal companion, indexes, hymnology, sales of printed hymnals, and purchase information for printed hymn books.
The Lutheran Hymnal (1941)
Texts of selected English, German, Latin and Latin hymns, some in original and translation.
The Lutheran Hymnal: Texts
Lyrics to the 660 hymns in TLH, an official book of the Synodical Conference, excepting those few still under copyright protection.
Hymns of Martin Luther, published 1883; Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1927; The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941. Includes more than 300 lyrics, mostly English, some German. A Project Wittenberg text archive.
The Lutheran Sources of the Common Service
Shows evolution of English language church order from earlier service books. From the Lutheran Quarterly article by Edward T. Horn. [PDF]
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