Mark Noll and the History of American Hymnody

Worship Leader Magazine recently featured a brief article from historian Mark Noll on the history of the American Hymn.

A Brief History of the American Hymn.


For those of you unfamiliar with Mark Noll here are some other things he has contributed to.  I have seen a good bit from him recently on american religious history and hymnody.

Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology

Sing Them Over Again to Me: Hymns and Hymnbooks in America

Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land: Hymnody in the History of North American Protestantism

Article on Singing and God’s Mission

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