Abide with Me: A Photographic Journey Through Great British Hymns
Vividly portrays the inspiration and history of twenty-five of the most popular hymns Highlights the faithful work of twenty composers, like John Newton, Henry Lyte, and Sarah Flowers Adams. Includes a free 24-song CD featuring beloved hymns, performed by Ray Walker of the Jordanaires and other artists These beloved British hymns - and the others whose stories are presented in this stunning collection - are the songs that have inspired and comforted worshippers for over three hundred years. The sites where they were composed - brilliantly captured by internationally-acclaimed Irish photographer Paul Seawright and described by American writer and literary scholar John Parker - are presented here, many for the first time. You will be able to see and experience the settings that produced the Church's most magnificent hymns. Join us in this photographic journey across England and Wales as we highlight the places that gave birth to Christianity's most inspiring and unforgettable music.
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I have seen very few books that stack up to "Abide with Me" as far as depth and beauty goes. It is of the most superb quality for gift giving and should not just be relegated to the coffee table for ... Read full review