Chapter

Laud Unto the Lord: The Whole Booke of Psalmes

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn

Published in print August 1999 | ISBN: 9780198270027
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600784 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019827002X.003.0003
 Laud Unto the Lord: The Whole Booke of Psalmes

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Discusses the importance of psalms at the Reformation, particularly among the Protestant exiles in Geneva. The chapter also talks about the influence of Calvin. It also examines the development of psalm singing, and the publication of Sternhold and Hopkins, The Whole Booke of Psalmes (the ‘Old Version’).

Keywords: Calvin; Hopkins; Metrical Psalm; Old Version; reformation; Sternhold

Chapter.  6638 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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