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Author of beloved hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ overcame racist past

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You’ve likely heard the famous hymn “Amazing Grace.” People the world over love the song. It’s been sung at countless memorial services, civil rights events, and churches. Recently, people in 50 different ...

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Is this the greatest hymn ever written about Jesus?

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This week, in January of 1792, Edward Perronet died. His great hymn All hail the power of Jesus’ name is sung all over the English-speaking world. It is a wonderful hymn, steeped in biblical ...

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The story behind O Holy Night

O Holy Night remains one of the world’s most beloved Christmas carols. But in 1847 it started with a French poem written by Placide Cappeau, a wine merchant, mayor of the town, ...

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