American Revivalist Hymns (Marsden)

(This is a repost from February, 2012). Many aspects of today's shallow American hymnody are rooted in the 19th-century revivals.   This is a huge topic, of course, but to get a little glimpse I like how George Marsden writes about it in Fundamentalism and American Culture. "The surge of revivalism associated with the rise of… Continue reading American Revivalist Hymns (Marsden)