After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy.
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The authorship of this tune is not clear, with different editors attributing the tune to different composers (or not naming one at all). See the instances list above for the different attributions.
From William J. Reynolds, Companion to Baptist Hymnal (1976):
"Nettleton first appeared as a two-part…
Display Title: Christ, Your Love Is OverwhelmingFirst Line: Christ, your love is overwhelmingTune Title: NETTLETONAuthor: Sylvia DunstanMeter: 126.96.36.199 DScripture: 2 Corinthians 5:15-19Date: 2008Subject: Jesus Christ | Intercessor