A Collection of Psalms and Hymns

(Charles Town, So. Carolina, 1737)
   The first of a series of Methodist hymnals, the first compiled by JohnWesley, containing 70 hymns, 35 by IsaacWatts and several by Charles Wesley.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Psalms — • The Psalter, or Book of Psalms, is the first book of the Writings , i.e. of the third section of the printed Hebrew Bible of today. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psalms     Psalms …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Psalms — /sahmz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a book of the Bible, composed of 150 songs, hymns, and prayers. Abbr.: Ps. * * * ▪ biblical literature       book of the Old Testament composed of sacred songs, or of sacred poems meant to be sung. In the Hebrew …   Universalium

  • PSALMS, BOOK OF — This article is arranged according to the following outline: < <title> > place in the canon number of psalms verse division division into books composition of the psalter date of the psalter ascription to david types of psalms psalms… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • hymns/music —    Hymns and other music have been integral to shaping and expressing the beliefs and practices of Protestantism. For Protestants, hymns took the place of important parts of the Roman Catholic liturgy. Simplified Protestant worship, lacking the… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Psalms of Asaph — The Psalms of Asaph (לְאָסָף) are the twelve psalms numbered 50 and 73 – 83 of the Psalter. The origin and identity of the person of Asaph is ambiguous, and it is difficult to know whether or not there was an identifiable progenitor for this… …   Wikipedia

  • Psalms —    For several centuries, the churches of the Reformed tradition followed the lead of John Calvin in using the biblical book of Psalms as the only source for their hymnody. To make the Psalms accessible to contemporary congregations, they were… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Psalms — In the OT, a collection of 150 self contained poems and prayers without narrative contexts, traditionally ascribed to King David, but regarded by modern scholarship as mostly anonymous compositions of various dates and for undeclared occasions,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Hymns to Mary — Eastern Orthodox icon of the Praises of the Theotokos, before which the Akathist hymn to Mary may be chanted. Marian Hymns are Christian songs focused on the Virgin Mary. They are used in both devotional and liturgical services, particularly by… …   Wikipedia

  • Psalms — noun an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms • Syn: ↑Book of Psalms • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Hagiographa, ↑Ketubim, ↑Writings, ↑Old Testament …   Useful english dictionary

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