"Ours the Cross, the Grave, the Skies" Evangelical Devotion in Classical Hymns

Speaker(s): Bruce Hindmarsh
Date: April 15, 2008
Length: 1:03:25
Product ID: RGDL3805N

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Christian renewal has often been expressed in song, from Ambrosian long-metre hymns and Gregorian chant, to Lutheran chorales and Genevan psalmody. Evangelical devotion was likewise expressed supremely in its classical hymns. This lecture was given between Easter and Pentecost, and so it will focus in particular on evangelical devotion to Christ in his saving work: "Soar we now where Christ hath led, / following our exalted Head: / Made like him, like him we rise, / Ours the cross, the grave, the skies.

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Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. He also serves as the President of the American Society of Church History. He is author of John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition: Between the Conversion of Wesley and Wilberforce and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative, and his articles have appeared in Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

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