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Table of Contents

Title Page


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

A Preface to all good Hymn-Books

800-900: The Early Dawn.

900-1100: A Long Twilight

1100-1250: The Morning

1253-1500: Dark and Bright Times

1500-1580: Luther and His Friends

1520-1600: Hymns of the Reformation

1560-1616: An Interval

1618-1650: The Thirty Years' War

1620-1680: Paul Gerhardt and His Contemporaries

1635-1700: The New School

1660-1750: The Pietists

1690-1760: The Mystics and Separatists

1750-1850: Modern Times