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Praises Abound: Hymns and Meditations for Lent and Easter

Praises Abound: Hymns and Meditations for Lent and Easter

by Russell Schulz-Widmar (Editor)
Praises Abound: Hymns and Meditations for Lent and Easter

Praises Abound: Hymns and Meditations for Lent and Easter

by Russell Schulz-Widmar (Editor)

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Overview

These hymns and meditations are authentic and honest reflections of seminary students who have since become priests, musicians, and educators throughout the church. The collection is made up of selected works by students of Dr. Schulz-Widmar during his thirty-year teaching career at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest (ETS), Austin, Texas.

It is organized for devotional reading for Lent and the early Easter season, readings are designated for specific days.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898698671
Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Russell Schulz -Widmar, recently retired ETS professor, is former president of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. As a member of the Standing Commission on Church Music of the Episcopal Church, he chaired the hymn music committee for The Hymnal 1982. He has lectured and published widely on contemporary hymn-writing in the United States.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jeffery Rowthorn xi

Introduction xv

The Glory of These Forty Days Mary C. Earle 1

Dame Julian's Vision Winifred Mitchell 4

Journey to Christ Deborah Kempson-Thompson 5

O Lord, to You Our Souls Are Raised Lori Johnson 8

Taste and See Steve Thomason 9

And Grace Will Lead Me Home Rhonda Smith McIntire 13

Three Persons Indwelling Kathy Pfister 18

Call to Ministry Freda-Marie S. Brown 19

Each Day My Christ Lance Peeler 22

These Hands of Mine Ann R. Johnson 23

We Come, O Christ Carl P. Daw, Jr 24

Rushing Waters, Jaunty Streams Benjamin Long 26

Morning Has Broken Carol Luke Spencer 27

Lord, Shine Your Light Kiah Webster 30

The Christian Life Barbara K. Blossom 31

Heartsong Amy Donohue-Adams 34

Known Only By Our God Caleb Crainer 38

Our Father Kathy Glenn 40

Bring Out the Festal Lights Lera Patrick Tyler 41

An Inconceivable Incarnation Kathy Monson Lutes 42

I Surrender All Kevin Dellaria 45

All Things Bright and Beautiful James Hedman 49

My Shepherd Will Supply My Need Matthew R. Rowe 53

If I Give Up My Voice Today Rich Frontjes 55

An Evening Prayer Eric Mellenbruch 57

Laetare Bill Miller 58

Struggling with the Voice Albert R. Rodriguez 61

The Trinity Roxanne Ruggles 65

Awake, Awake to Love and Work Cecilia Smith 66

Like Drops of Dew Stephanie Swinnea 69

In Winter's Grip Lisa Stolley Hines 70

Celestial Hymns Rusty Edwards 72

Now John B. Musgrave 73

Symphony of All Creation Jean McGraw 75

He Is the Way Louis Skipper 76

I Am Thinking Kelly Demo 79

Your Gift Is in My Giving, Lord Mark D. Eddy 81

When We Are Captives of Our Fears Mary Ann Huston 82

My Grandmother's Garden Chad Vaughn 83

At the Cross Her Vigil Keeping Maria Elizabeth (Liz) Munoz 87

I Came to Jesus Greg Garrett 93

Lord, Let Your Servant Go in Peace Jason Haddox 94

The Day Thou Gavest Anne Knight Hoey 95

We Gather in This Holy Place Sean Steele 98

I Once Was There, When They Crucified My Lord Jessie Smith 100

Grace Has Kindled Our Desires Susanne D. Comer 103

He Is Alive Austin K. Rios 105

Easter Hymn for the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene Cynthia Briggs Kittredge 107

He Is Risen Patrick Gahan 108

Lift High the Cross Anthony Guillen 110

Now the Green Blade Riseth Patrick J. Wingo 114

Singing in the Cave Monastery Mary Green 116

We Know That Christ Is Raised and Dies No More Beth Wyndham 119

People of God Patricia Blaze Clark 122

Index of Topics and Keywords 125

Index of First Lines: Student-Written Hymns 133

Index of Meditations by Hymn Title 135

Index of Authors 137

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