‘Hymns are the folk-song of the Church militant.’ Eric Routley. When people with very different backgrounds, cultures and languages come together to worship, they are united in the singing of hymns.
Hymns: The Making and Shaping of a Theology for the Whole People of God
The theological potential of hymns has never been fully exploited. This study shows how hymns communicate theology and enable those without a formal theological education to enter into theological debate.