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Thursday, October 8, 2009
Worship in the 3rd Century AD
Mark Goodacre calls attention to the Oxyrhynchus Hymn, the earliest known manuscript of a Christian hymn containing lyrics and musical notation. It dates to the 3rd century. The initial post is credited to the Perspective blog of Crystal.
I am an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). My day work is designing and developing sales and management programs for Helzberg Diamonds. Evenings are spent in Adult Education ministry at Hillside Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), teaching classes in biblical studies and theology. My seminary degrees are from Harding Graduate School of Religion and Fuller Theological Seminary.