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Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology

The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is a reference resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages and a strong emphasis on the historical as well as the contemporary.

The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology includes articles on individual hymns, authors, and themes as well as information on hymn tunes and their composers. It covers a multitude of hymn traditions from all the world’s continents, regions, and denominations.

The dictionary is edited by Professor J.R. Watson, University of Durham, UK, and Dr Emma Hornby, University of Bristol, UK.

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