Gracia Grindal

Gracia Grindal
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Short Name: Gracia Grindal
Full Name: Grindal, Gracia, 1943-
Birth Year: 1943

Gracia Grindal (b. Powers Lake, ND, 1943). Grindal was educated at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the University of Arkansas; and Luther-Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, where she has served since 1984 as a professor of pastoral theology and communications. From 1968 to 1984 she was a professor of English and poet-in-residence at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. Included in her publications are Sketches Against the Dark (1981), Scandinavian Folksongs (1983), Lessons in Hymnwriting (1986, 1991), We Are One in Christ: Hymns, Paraphrases, and Translations (1996), Good News of Great Joy: Advent Devotions for the Home (1994 with Karen E. Hong), Lisa sandell, the Story of Her Hymns (2001 with John Jansen), and A Revelry of Harvest: New and Selected Poems (2002). She was instrumental in producing the Lutheran Book of Worship (1978) and The United Methodist Hymnal (1989).

Bert Polman


Texts by Gracia Grindal (54)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
[A Babe Is Born]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
A king put on a feastGracia Grindal, 1943- (Author (st. 3))English2
A light from heaven shone aroundGracia Grindal (Author)English3
Alleluia! Jesus Saves UsGracia Grindal (Author)2
[And As They Ate]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
[And Jesus Said (Grindal)]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
[And So I Send You Out]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
[And When the Angel Left Her]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
As Moses lifted up the brazen signGracia Grindal (Author (stanzas))1
[At Jacob's Well, Where Jesus Sat]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
Behold a host arrayed in white, Like thousand snow-clad mountains bright (Grindal)Gracia Grindal (Translator)English3
Behold, a woman from the cityGracia Grindal (Author)English2
Behold the host arrayed in white Like thousand snow-clad mountains bright (Grindal)Gracia Grindal (Translator)English2
Christ the Lord to us saidGracia Grindal (Translator)English, Shona2
[Father in Heaven (Grindal)]Gracia Grindal (Author)2
Fields of stars above themGracia Grindal (Author)2
Fling wide the door, unbar the gateGracia Grindal (Translator (from German))6
Florece una rosaGracia Grindal (Trad. al ingl├ęs)Spanish2
Out of the depths I cry to Thee, Lord, hear me, I implore TheeGracia Grindal, b. 1943 (Translator (st. 4))English1
[God, Rich in Mercy]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
Have mercy upon me, O God, According to your loving kindnessGracia Grindal (Author)3
[I Am the Bread of Life] (Grindal)Gracia Grindal (Author)2
[In Memory of Her]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
[In the Dark of Easter Morning]Gracia Grindal (Author)English3
[Into the Temple]Gracia Grindal (Author)English2
Let flow our tears in grief for thisGracia Grindal (Author)English2
Lo, how a rose e'er bloomingGracia Grindal (Translator (st. 3))English2
Lo, how a rose is growingGracia Grindal, 1943- (Translator)English4
Martha sent unto the SaviorGracia Grindal (Author)2
May the grace of our Lord Jesus Gracia Grindal (Author)3
O blessed Light, O Trinity, O everlasting UnityGracia Grindal (Translator (sts. 2-3))English2
O Splendor of the Father's lightGracia Grindal, b. 1943 (Translator)English3
O Trinity, O blessed lightGracia Grindal, b. 1943 (Translator)English4
O happy day when we shall stand In heaven with the savedGracia Grindal, 1943- (Translator)English2
[Out of the Depths I Cry to You]Gracia Grindal, 1943- (Translator)English1
Out of the depths I cry to you: O Lord, now hear me callingGracia Grindal, 1943- (Translator)English6
Out of the depths I cry to you: O Father, hear me callingGracia Grindal (Translator)English2
Siyahamb' ekukhanyen' kwenknos' (We are marching in the light of God)Gracia Grindal (Translator (English))English, Xhosa4
Tell John his prophecy was trueGracia Grindal (Author)English2
It shall blossom abundantlyGracia Grindal, 1943 (Author)English4
The kingdom of God is like a grain of mustard seedGracia Grindal (Author)English3
The numberless gifts of God's merciesGracia Grindal, b. 1943 (Translator)English2
[There Was Jesus By the Water]Gracia Grindal (Author)English3
This thirsty fields drink in the rainGracia Grindal (Translator)English2
Thy holy wings, dear SaviorGracia Grindal, b. 1943 (Translator)English6
To a maid engaged to JosephGracia Grindal (Author)English11
We are all God's children Gracia Grindal (Eng. tr.)English, Zulu4
We Light the Advent CandlesGracia Grindal, 1943- (Author)English2
We pray that God will dwell in usGracia Grindal (Author)2
We sing to you O GodGracia Grindal (Author)English8
What God ordains is always rightGracia Grindal (Translator)English4
Whatever God ordains is rightGracia Grindal (Translator)English2
When earth with all its joys defeats meGracia Grindal (Translator)English2
Who is this host arrayed in whiteGracia Grindal, b. 1943 (Translator)English2
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