Then Sings My Soul is a great collection of hymns sharing the historical facts and background surrounding each hymn. This book does a great job of compiling a wide variety of well know, and not so well known hymns. The aesthetic style of the book in and of itself is beautiful. The pages are nice and think, and the edges are given a faux worn and rustic feel. I received it back in December and gave it as a gift to my father in law, who is a lover of hymns.
I suppose the one thing I might change, or that I didn’t really enjoy about this book, is that it does not provide the entire hymn. It only gave a piece or a selection of the hymn and not the whole thing.
It is fun and exciting to be able to learn the historical background of a hymn. If feel like it simply enriches and brings depth to the hymns and generally heightens the experience.
Overall, I would give this book an A- on the grade scale, deducting only for the lack of full hymns. I think it is the perfect coffee table gift for any parent, grandparent, or hymn lover.
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