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Robin Knowles Wallace

Robin Knowles Wallace portraitRobin Knowles Wallace, Professor of Worship and Music at Methodist Theological School in Ohio, received her Ph.D in theology and worship from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and Northwestern University.  Her other degrees are a BA in music from the University of Cincinnati, an MA in church music from Scarritt College, and a Masters in Theological Studies from Candler School of Theology at Emory University.  Prior to her doctoral studies, Robin served as a church musician (organist and choir director) for twenty-five years.  She has published seven books: The Christian Year: Guide for Worship and Preaching.  Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011, Worshiping in the Small Membership Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2008, Worship in Small Membership Churches, with Rev. Terry Heck. Discipleship Resources, 2007, Communion Services: Just In Time. Nashville: Abingdon, 2006, Palm Sunday and Holy Week Services: Just in Time. Nashville: Abingdon, 2006, Moving Toward Emancipatory Language: A Study of Six Recent Hymns: Drew University Series on Liturgical Studies. Lantham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1999, Things they Never Tell You Before You Say ‘Yes’: The Non-Musical Tasks of the Church Musician. Nashville: Abingdon, 1994.  In addition, Robin is a contributing writer to twelve books on worship and hymnody, and the author of numerous articles and reviews in journals.  She currently serves as editor of The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song, published quarterly by the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada.

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