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Lyra Fidelium – Twelve Hymns on the Apostles’ Creed

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I’ve been working on resources for our church’s series in the book of Ephesians and stumbled on this collection of hymns based in the Apostles Creed.  Brian Moss‘ lovely retuned version of “The Church’s One Foundation” led me here.  “The Church’s One Foundation” is author’s Samuel J Stone’s hymn to support the article on “the holy catholic church, the communion of saints.”

{From the Hymnary} This collection of hymns arose out of a theological controversy in the mid-nineteenth century. John W. Colenso, Anglican bishop of Natal, South Africa, wrote a book that expressed critical views of the historicity of parts of Scripture and questioned some articles of the Christian faith. Samuel J. Stone, a clergyman in Windsor, England, was one of the people who defended the orthodox Christian faith. He did so in part by publishing his Lyra Fidelium; Twelve Hymns on the Twelve Articles of the…

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February 27, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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