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The Carols of Christmas

The Carols of Christmas

By Andrew Gant
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.75 Stars

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On 6/16 Bobby Shirley wrote: I enjoyed this book. I've been very interested in the lyrics of the carols for years and this led me on a journey of diving into the stories behind them. The author manages to take the stories and present them in an engaging and practical way. The author, Andrew Gant, takes the well known carols as ... Engaging History of the Carols

Bobby's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/24 TheProverbs31Mama wrote: Is it Christmastime yet? Haha!  I know, I know.  That's crazy, right?  But seriously, I love Christmas. And I love info on the traditions and history behind our Christmas traditions.  So I was more than willing to review "The Carols of Christmas: A Celebration of the Surprising Stories ... "The Carols of Christmas" Book Review

TheProverbs31Mama's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/16 Lee Ann Perez wrote: True music lovers know there is much more to a song than the words and notes on a written page or what is being sung. In this detailed and historically accurate book, Andrew Gant delves into the history of 21 of our favorite Christmas Carols. From Hark, The Herald Angels Sing, to Jingle Bells and Away ... interesting, geared toward history/music buffs

Lee Ann's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/7 Steve & Emily wrote: Leading up to Christmas I chose to read The Carols of Christmas: A Celebration of the Surprising Stories Behind Your Favorite Christmas Songs by Andrew Gant. As a lover of all things Christmas, especially the music (I put on the Christmas radio stations before Thanksgiving) I thought this would be a ... Book Review: The Carols of Christmas by Andrew Gant

Steve & Emily's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/21 Sarah Scheele wrote: I’ve loved to collect Christmas music for years. Everyone has their favorite carol—and their favorite rendition of their favorite carol. The carols come to us from every phase of Christian history, and from many languages. Sometimes we can tell how ancient they are just by their structure. Christmas ... The Carols of Christmas by Andrew Gant

Sarah's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/16 EpicFehlReader wrote: Being a December baby and having Christmas as my favorite holiday, I was pretty excited to dive into this and see what stories Gant had to tell! I tend to love these kind of little known background stories. Each chapter in this book covers the history behind one carol, for a total of 21 carols. A few ... Review | The Carols Of Christmas by Andrew Gant

EpicFehlReader's Rating:

2 Stars

On 12/8 Christephi wrote: Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is socially acceptable to turn our attention to Christmas. (That's how it works, right?)  Don't tell, but I've been in "Christmas mode" since quite a while before Thanksgiving.  This year I'm heading up a casual chorus of Christmas carolers.  Because ... {Book} Review: The Carols of Christmas by Andrew Gant

Christephi's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/6 Donna L Martin wrote: I must confess I really, REALLY, wanted to like this book. I’m all about the holiday season and especially love listening to Christmas carols, so when I had the chance to review this book about the origins of some of my favorite holiday songs, I jumped at the chance to order my copy. Unfortunately ... A disappointing read

Donna L 's Rating:

2 Stars

On 12/6 ladysown wrote: We sing them all season, Christmas carols. Reminding us of God's love. Many of them do a great job of that don't they? Good Christian Men Rejoice, O Come, O Come Emmanuel etc. In The Carols of Christmas, Andrew Gant takes us on a journey of discovery reviewing the history of these carols. It's an interesting ... Interesting book with lots of detail

ladysown's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/5 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (September 15, 2015) 224 pagesBook Description:From Oxford professor and renowned British composer, a joyous account of the history behind our favorite carols.Everyone loves a carol-in the end, even Ebenezer Scrooge. They have the power to summon up a special kind of mid-winter mood, like ... The Carols of Christmas: A Celebration of the Surprising Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Songs by Andrew Gant

Bluerose's Heart's Rating:

3 Stars