A leading Christian Gnostic scholar. "Shepherd of Tender Youth"
Contained "Hymns to the Trinity"--anon. of the Alexandrian school.
Fought against Arian heresy. Became known as "the Hammer of the Arians."
Legalized Christianity, making it the state religion
Led the battle against Arianism in Milan. "O Splendor of God's Glory Bright"
Gave up a career in law to persue Christian writing. "Of the Father's Love Begotten"
Prohibited congregational participation and the use of instruments in the service.
Foremost Syrian hymn writer--used popular tunes, substituting orthodox texts.
Remembered for his contributions in the fields of liturgy and music.
Considered the originator of the canon. "Christian Dost Thou See Them"
Considered greatest of all Greek hymnists. "The Day of Resurection"
Contained many monks devoted to prayer and hymn writing.
Greatest developer of the sequence.
Most influential monk of his day. "O Jesus, Joy of Loving Hearts"
Connected with the origins of the laudi. "Canticle to the Sun"
Early reformer and leader of the Bohemian Brethren; burned at the stake; start of Protestant Reformation.
"O Sons and Daughters Let Us Sing"
Restored congregational singing.
Versified Calvin's Psalter
Rejected Catholic musical tradition including using uninspired text.
Chief contributer to Genevan Psalter
Succeeded Clement Marot
A Swiss-based reformation movement led by Zwingli and his followers.
Gave equal rights to Lutherans and Catholics
"Wake, Awake for the Night is Flying"
Led by Jesuits
First english language psalter to inclue tunes.
Official Psalter of the Anglican church in 19th century.
Used extensively throughout Europe in 16th and 17th centuries.
Most significant collection of Anabaptist hymnody published in the 16th century.
"Ah Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou Offended"
"Now Thank We All Our God"
"While Shephards watched their Flocks by Night"
"Lord of Our Life, and God of Our Salvation"
Emphasis on homophonic style as opposed to contrapuntal style.
Brought to America by the Pilgrims.
Caused a revival in German hymn writing.
"If You Will Only Let God Guide You"
The earliest english hymnal
Persecuted Baptist, wrote Pilgrim's Progress.
"Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above"
First book to be published in the American colonies.
Was the most important Lutheran hymnal of its century; it was written by Johann Cruger.
"Praise to the Lord, the Almighty"
Hymnwriter and pastor of a Particular Baptist Church.
Championed music, when most puritans disapproved.
"Lord, Our Lord, Thy Glorious Name"
A reaction to formality and rigidity in the church.
The leading hymnist of the non-piest Lurtherans.
Father of english hymns.
Known for his extensive use of harmonized chorales.
Gave dissenters right to worship publicaly.
Gave refuge to, and led the Moravians.
Published many of Charles's hymns.
Given the credit of a religeous awakening.
Published by Isaac Watts.
Used wealth and influence to sponser preachers and musicians.
Broke with the Wesley's for theological reasons.
Produced first singing school manual: An Introduction to the Singing of Psalms.
Gave an increased emphasis in congregational singing.
Former slave trader converted and then wrote hymns.
Used by many early American churches, removed British references
Experienced lapses into depression and insanity.
Revival that began in New England sparked by the preaching of Jonathan Edwards.
First hymnbook to be publised on North American Soil for Anglican worship.
First American edition of Watts
Adeste Fidelis Laeti Triumphantes
Early Colonial composer, famous for his fuguing tunes.
"Look, Ye Saints! The Sight is Glorious"
Considered "the greatest of Christian laywriters."
Evangelical revival hymns writtenn by John Newton.
Attempted to compile a national hymnbook.
Advicated devotional style hymn tunes.
"Silent Night, Holy Night"
Caused the move from Psalms to Watts.
The first tunebook to include Shape-Notes.
"Come, Ye Thankful People, Come"
Led revival of medieval hymnody and plainsong.
"Take Time to Be Holy"
"For All the Saints"
Set hymns to secular melodies.
A high church school of thought which sought to restore the Anglican church to former glory.
The sermon which sparked the Oxford movement.
Published by William Walker.
"I am Trusting You, Lord Jesus"
Song leader for Daniel Whittle.
Included many tunes from the camp meeting movement.
Rodeheaver's music editor.
Combined old and new hymns and became the most popular English hymnal ever published.
Song leader for Billy Sunday.
Controversy over Higher Criticism.
Das Kapital textbook on social revolution.
Used former Sunday School hymns in evangelistic movements.
American evangelistic team that held revivals in England.
Collection of gospel songs by Philip Bliss.
The prince of all hymnologists, wrote Dictionary of Hymnology.
A massaive volume of 12,000 gospel hymns.
Methodist clergyman and playwrite who wrote hymns after retirement.
Founded the Twentieth Century Church Light Music Group.
First Anglican hymnal to embrace liberal theology.
Advanced the work of hymns in America.
Edited by Percy Dermer, a liberal writer.
A world Christian, primarily concerned with social issues.
A comprehensive eclectic compilation of hymns.