316. Where Charity and Love Prevail

Text Information
First Line: Where charity and love prevail
Title: Where Charity and Love Prevail
Original Language: Latin
Translator: Omer Westendorf (1960, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM
Scripture: Matthew 18:20; Mark 12:38-44; John 13:1-17; John 13:34-35; John 15:9-12; 1 Corinthians 13; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; Ephesians 4:29-32; 1 John 4:7-21
Topic: Christian Year: Maundy Thursday; The Church; Community in Christ (4 more...)
Source: Latin, 8th cent.
Language: English
Copyright: © 1960, ren. 1988 World Library Publications
Tune Information
Composer: Lucius Chapin (1812)
Meter: CM
Key: F Major or modal

Text Information:

This English paraphrase is based on a longer Latin hymn traditionally associated with the foot-washing ritual on Maundy Thursday, an enactment of Christ’s “new commandment” that we should love one another (John 13:34). For a chant setting of the first line of the hymn see no. 205.

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