Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land: Hymnody in the History of North American Protestantism. Edited by Edith L. Blumhofer and Mark A. Noll. University of Alabama Press, 2004. 260 pages. $52.50. Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology. Edited by Richard J. Mouw and Mark A. Noll. William B. Eerdmans, 2004. 288 pages. $18.00. How Sweet the Sound: Music in the Spiritual Lives of Americans. By David W. Stowe. Harvard University Press, 2004. 335 pages. $27.95.