CIRCLES OF CARE
Hymns and Songs
RUTH C. DUCK
ISBN/Prod. Code: 0-8298-1204-0
This book is a wonderful collection presenting 48 of the author's newest hymns set to music. These texts address issues of healing and reconciliation, presenting new images for praise and celebration. Musical settings include both traditional tunes and new compositions by modern composers.
The hymns reflect expansive imagery and theology, in language that is inclusive while at the same time touches the heart with poetic beauty. Contents are organized for easy selection by topic, with helpful scriptural and lectionary indexes as well.
Complete with a description of each hymn's purpose and creation, this book is an invaluable worship and meditation resource for individuals, groups, and congregations.
RUTH C. DUCK is assistant professor of worship at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, and a recognized hymn writer. Her texts appear in the hymnals of more than ten denominations.