What do I mean by that? They are songs I love. I grew up with them. I memorized them I sang them with passion. The people in my church love them. They are songs that raise the human spirit. They touch our hearts. They make us feel warm and fuzzy. They inspire us. The music is pleasant and dynamic.
Let There Be Peace On Earth is a BAD hymn. It is liberation theology. It anticipates the glorious end of the earth when all people will live in love and drink Coca-Cola while they "teach the world to sing in perfect harmony."