A History Of Children’s Hymnody

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

One meaningful way in which children participate in worship is through song, especially through songs written for their unique abilities and interests. Children's hymns have been written for many centuries; studying this history gives us important perspectives for how Christians can include children in worship today.

Give me the making of ballads and I care not who makes the laws.

-Archibald Alexander, A Selection of Hymns Adapted to Devotions of the Closet (Family and Social Circle, 1931)....


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