(RNS) — It’s hard to find solace in church when the hymns are mostly in major keys. In times of grieving, the Psalms can comfort us in the losses we all experience.
(RNS) — More than 800 people, mostly members of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, voted during the competition that featured brackets similar to the springtime NCAA basketball tradition.
(RNS) — Will it be 'Holy, Holy, Holy!'? Or how about 'How Great Thou Art?' Or one of six others in the Elite Eight that were announced on Tuesday?
(RNS) — Just like the music of the civil rights movement, old and new songs are often led by people of faith and sometimes refashioned to appeal to people of a range of backgrounds.
(RNS) These are now our hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs.
(RNS) Over four decades, Garrison Keillor showed what is good, endearing and enduring about his brand of Protestantism.
To see these hymns as encouraging violence requires a crude literalism rendered incoherent by the lyrics themselves.
(RNS) The new verses that the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette pens are tools for moving people beyond the paralysis they may feel when they hear the latest bad news.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Most songwriters in Nashville want to get their songs on the radio. Keith and Kristyn Getty hope their songs end up in dusty old hymnbooks.