By Gracia Grindal
This quantity by means of Gracia Grindal introduces English-speaking readers to numerous major but unsung Lutheran ladies hymn writers from the 16th century to the current. After a quick introductory dialogue of Elisabeth Cruciger, the 1st lady hymn author of the Reformation, Grindal presents interesting profiles of those gifted Scandinavian girls who "preached from home": Dorothe Engelbretsdatter, Birgitte Hertz Boye, Berthe Canutte Aarflot, Lina Sandell, Britt G. Hallqvist, and Lisbeth Smedegaard Andersen.
Grindal not just supplies a biographical account of every girl ― her existence, her piety, her occasions ― but additionally deals gleaming new English translations of every writer’s key hymns. within the final bankruptcy Grindal recounts her personal inspiring trip as a Lutheran girl hymn author. Her Preaching from domestic will open the door to an international formerly unknown to such a lot North Americans.