Amid The World's Bleak Wilderness

Amid the world's bleak wilderness

Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Tune: GRANTON
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda

Jaroslav J. Vajda (b. Lorain, Ohio, 1919; d. 2008) Born of Czechoslovakian parents, Vajda was educated at Concordia College in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Ordained as a Lutheran pastor in 1944, he served congregations in Pennsylvania and Indiana until 1963. He was editor of the periodicals The Lutheran Beacon (1959-1963) and This Day (1963-1971) and book editor and developer for Concordia Publishing House in St. Louis from 1971 until his retirement in 1986. Working mainly with hymn texts, Vajda served on several Lutheran commissions of worship. A writer of original poetry since his teens, he was the author of They Followed the King (1965) and Follow the King (1977). His translations from S… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amid the world's bleak wilderness
Title: Amid The World's Bleak Wilderness
Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Christian Worship #342

Hymnal Supplement II #7

Audio

Lutheran Worship #273

Scripture Song Database #255

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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