Before the Marvel of This Night

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Before the marvel of this night

Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Published in 6 hymnals

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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 >

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First Line: Before the marvel of this night
Title: Before the Marvel of This Night
Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Language: English
Copyright: © 1981 Jaroslav J. Vajda



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #125

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #729

Hymnal Supplement II #26

RitualSong #512

Voices United #40

With One Voice #636

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