9780802865014

Preaching from Home: The Stories of Seven Lutheran Women Hymn Writers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802865014

  • ISBN10:

    0802865011

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2011
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Summary

In Preaching from Home, poet and scholar Gracia Grindal provides an in-depth glimpse into the life and work of one German and six Scandinavian women who, over the course of three centuries, participated in a vibrant tradition of Lutheran hymnwriting by women that has until now been largely inaccessible to English-speaking readers. Grindal here provides biographical accounts of each womans life, piety, and times and offers sparkling new English-language versions of each writers most beloved hymns. She also recounts her own inspiring journey as a Lutheran woman hymnwriter. Hymnwriters featured: * Elisabeth Cruciger * Dorothe Engebretsdatter * Birgitte Boye * Berthe Canutte Aarflot * Lina Sandell * Britt G.Hallqvist * Lisbeth Smedegaard * Gracia Grindal

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