John Wesley’s ‘Directions for singing.’

John Wesley (1703-1791) was an Anglican minister and founder of the Methodist denomination. On the last page of the hymn book,¬†Select Hymns: with Tunes Annext,¬†published in 1761, he set forth seven principles to guide Christians as they sing. As well as offering practical advice, they indicate aspects of his theology of worship, and his ecclesiology. …

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