Christine Schaub is writing a series of books called Music of the Heart. In it she explores the stories of how various hymn composers came to write a particular hymn for which they later became famous. In The Longing Season, Schaub chronicles the story of slave trader John Newton and the famous hymn Amazing Grace.
Wow, she’s writing whole books on the authors/composers.
That sounds great and I think it’s important to know about these saints who have gone before us.
We follow in their steps and they cheer us on, don’t you think?