This is the fourth in a series of lectures for Cardiff Adult Christian Education Centre, given by the Ven. David S Lee, former Archdeacon of Llandaff. It discusses the way in which the content of traditional hymns can be subject to revision and editing by subsequent generations, not only modifying words that have lost their currency, but ideas that are no longer deemed acceptable. A tendency that is both liberal and secularising.
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