180. Silence! Frenzied, Unclean Spirit

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Text Information
First Line: "Silence! Frenzied, unclean spirit"
Title: Silence! Frenzied, Unclean Spirit
Author: Thomas H. Troeger (1984)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Jesus Christ: Life (2 more...)
Copyright: © 1986 Oxford University Press
Tune Information
Name: AUTHORITY
Composer: Carol Doran (1984)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 1986 Oxford University Press
Notes: (alternate tune: EBENEZER, 181)


Text Information:

Based on Mark 1:21–28/Luke 4:31–37, this text recalls how Jesus exorcized a demon, ponders what demons mean today, and concludes with a prayer for wholeness. From percussive opening to melodic close, the collaboratively-created tune suggests the movement from distress to healing.


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