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15 Reasons Why We Should Still Be Using Hymnals

These are good:

15 Reasons Why We Should Still Be Using Hymnals | Ponder Anew.

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Cutlure, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and three children.

"Christian freedom has as its primary emphasis not emancipation from restraint, but empowerment to successfully serve God and the Church."

2 Responses to 15 Reasons Why We Should Still Be Using Hymnals

  1. Dear Scott,

    Love your work. Enjoyed meeting you at the conference in Colorado Springs at my (then) home church last year.

    The link above is broken, though the wayback machine has it archived (

    It appears to be available in PDF form here (

    It would be worth preserving, by some mutually convenient and acceptable mechanism, but even providing a different link would be nice, for those less knowledgeable about the backways of the web.

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