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date: 25 May 2022

Bay Psalm Book. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Charles L. CohenCharles L. Cohen

The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre (1640), familiarly called the Bay Psalm Book, was the first book published in Anglo-America, which underlines the importance that singing played in Puritan devotion. The Massachusetts clergy undertook the project because they judged the current most popular Psalter, Thomas Sternhold and John Hopkins's ... ...

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