The New Century Hymnal | Deluxe Edition
The New Century Hymnal invites the Church into the 21st century. The best hymns of the past are combined with exciting new hymnody from some of the finest contemporary poets and composers. The New Century Hymnal reflects a high level of musical and theological scholarship -- including fresh adaptations of original texts, honoring tradition while at the same time using inclusive language that will welcome and affirm all as members of Christ's church.
- more than 600 hymns
- many new translations to bring freshness to older texts
- over 100 psalms, set to music
- harmonizations carefully selected for congregational singing
- orders for worship, with services for morning and evening prayer
The deluxe edition has a soft, leather-like black cover, gold-edged pages, and ribbon markers. The UCC edition has a stamp of the UCC emblem on its cover; the ecumenical edition does not include the stamped emblem.
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