Critical reviews (by Lutheran pastors and church musicians) of books and other resources for Christian worship, preaching, and church music from a perspective rooted in Holy Scripture, the Lutheran Confessions and good common sense. LHP Quarterly Book Review asks, "Is it worth the money to buy, the time to read, the shelf space to store, and the effort to teach?"
Sunday School Publishing Board, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc./GIA. Total Praise: Songs and Worship Resources for Every Generation. Nashville/Chicago: SSPB/GIA, 2011. Cloth. $18.00. www.sspbnbc.comwww.giamusic.com (LH)
Abbington, James and Uzee Brown, Conductors. Atlanta Sings New Wine in Old Wineskins. Chicago: GIA, 2011. Audio 2-CD set. $25.95. www.giamusic.com (H)
Noland, Rory. Worship on Earth as It Is in Heaven: Exploring Worship as a Spiritual Discipline. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011. 231 Pages. Paper. $16.99. www.zondervan.com (LHP)
Scaer, David P. Infant Baptism: In Nineteenth Century Lutheran Theology. St. Louis: Concordia, 2011. 212 Pages. Paper. $35.99. www.cph.org (LHP)