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The Seventeenth‐Century Anglican Tradition

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.003.0005
 The Seventeenth‐Century Anglican Tradition

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The development of hymns in the ‘Anglican’ tradition, as opposed to the dominant Puritanism of the time is discussed. The work of John Cosin, Samuel Crossman and John Mason is reviewed. The morning and evening hymns of Thomas Ken, Tate and Brady's metrical psalms (the ‘New Version’) are also discussed.

Keywords: Anglican hymns; Cosin; Crossman; Ken; Mason; Metrical Psalms; New Version; Puritanism; Tate and Brady

Chapter.  8755 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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