New Songs of Celebration Render: Congregational Song in the Twenty-First Century

(C. Michael Hawn). GIA Publications, 2013.

This church hymnody resource identifies, describes, and discusses seven categories of Christian music since Vatican II, going in depth to explore characteristics and histories of each.


CD with 21 examples of the traditions discussed, Roman Catholic liturgical renewal, classic contemporary Protestant, African American, gospel and renewal, folk, praise and worship, global and ecumenical

Best For

Christian musicians, worship leaders, and educators


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Listen to examples of each of the traditions discussed by utilizing the included CD.
  • Explore musical traditions outside of your own by learning the characteristcs and histories of music across the globe.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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