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Cosnett, Elizabeth: Hymns for Everyday Saints

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The 36 hymns in this new anthology cover a variety of subjects, including familiar themes such as Christmas and Easter, as well as the role of women, illness and healing, wartime remembrance, and prostitution. They are illuminated by the author’s preface and commentaries to each of the hymns, offering fascinating insights into hymn writing and the creative process, and issues of language and content in relation to the concerns of contemporary Christians. Ian Sharp has composed new musical settings for many of the texts.

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