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7. Mothering God, You Gave Me Birth

Text Information
First Line: Mothering God, you gave me birth
Title: Mothering God, You Gave Me Birth
Author: Jean Janzen (1991)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Year: Trinity; Creation; Love of God for Us (1 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1991 Jean Janzen
Tune Information
Composer: Carolyn Jennings (1995)
Meter: LM
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1995 Augsburg Fortress
Notes: (alternate tune: MARYTON)

Text Information:

As the tune name hints, this text is derived from images in the writings of the English medieval mystic, Julian of Norwich. In 1393 she wrote down an account of her sixteen remarkable visions experienced twenty years earlier; they formed the basis of her theology of God’s love.

Audio recording: Audio (MP3)

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