Treasure No 22: The Moravian Associations of Charles Wesley’s Hymns

Treasure No 22: The Moravian Associations of Charles Wesley’s Hymns, by A. S. Gregory: An article from Bulletin Spring 1958 ive hundred years ago the community which came to be known as Unitas Fratrum was founded at Kunwald in Bohemia. Two hundred and fifty years later was born the greatest of English hymn writers—‘supreme’ is Dr. Frere’s Word—Charles Wesley. In …

Treasure No 21: A Link with Loys Bourgeois

Treasure No 21: A Link with Loys Bourgeois by J. Wilson: An article from Bulletin 79, Summer 1957 any who use or study the Genevan psalm-melodies will welcome the chance of a closer acquaintance with the personality of Loys Bourgeois, who, as the hymn-books say, ‘composed or arranged’ a great number of them. Such acquaintance has been made possible by …

Treasure No 19: Hymns and Youth

Treasure No 19: Hymns and Youth by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin 71, Spring 1955 must begin these observations by asking my reader’s pardon for a very offensive title. If there be any to whom the generic use of the word ‘youth’ brings occasion for a sigh or a snort, I assure him that it brings it equally to …

Treasure No 15: Joseph Hart, 1712–1768

Treasure No 15: Joseph Hart, 1712–1768 by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin 54, January 1951 was fortunate enough recently to pick up a copy of the seventh edition of the Hymns etc. Composed on various subjects by J. Hart. The volume is undated, but it is a reprint of the third edition, which includes (what is much to our …