A hymn is a congregational song, typically used in public worship and sung in praise of a divine being. Augustine of Hippo (350–430 C.E.) famously defined a hymn as including three elements: (1) praise, (2) praise to God (specifically), and (3) singing. Hymns combine sacred words and music with ...

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