James Litton

James Litton is one of the world’s leading choral conductors alive today. Litton directed the American Boychoir from 1985 to 2001. Before his appointment with the American Boychoir, Litton taught organ and church music at Westminster Choir College of Rider University and was the C. F. Seabrook Director of Music at Princeton Theological Seminary. Litton also served on the planning and publication committee for the 1982 Episcopal Hymnal.


Volume 136

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Guests on Volume 136: Thomas Albert Howard, on the history of commemorating the Reformation; Mark Noll, on how the Reformers would want to be remembered; Andrew Pettegree, on how Martin Luther transformed the printing industry; Peter Leithart, on the biblical basis for the unity of the Church; Norm Klassen, on the political theology implicit in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales; James Litton, on the life and work of hymnologist, Erik Routley; and Joseph O’Brien, on the neglected literary achievements of J. F. Powers.