231. Christ Has Risen While Earth Slumbers

Text Information
First Line: Christ has risen while earth slumbers
Title: Christ Has Risen While Earth Slumbers
Author: John L. Bell (1988)
Author: Graham Maule (1988)
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: Matthew 17:22-23; Matthew 20:17-19; Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 8:31-32; Mark 9:30-32; Mark 10:32-34; Mark 16:1-7; Luke 18:31-34; Luke 24:1-10; Luke 24:13-29; John 20:19-23; Romans 12:1-2; 2 Corinthians 5:14-17; Galatians 2:20; Hebrews 2:14-17; 1 Peter 3:18; 1 John 4:9-10
Topic: Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Jesus Christ: Resurrection (1 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1988 WGRG, Iona Community (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)
Tune Information
Arranger: Alfred V. Fedak (2011)
Key: D Major
Source: Welsh melody
Copyright: Arr. © 2011 Alfred V. Fedak

Text Information:

Beginning with rather conventional Easter imagery, this text moves into unexpected territory by declaring that Christ’s Resurrection is for “all whose lives are messed or mangled, all who find religion strange.” The name of this traditional Welsh melody simply means “lullaby.”

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