El amor de Dios

Translator (English): Fred Kaan

Fred Kaan Hymn writer. His hymns include both original work and translations. He sought to address issues of peace and justice. He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands in July 1929. He was baptised in St Bavo Cathedral but his family did not attend church regularly. He lived through the Nazi occupation, saw three of his grandparents die of starvation, and witnessed his parents deep involvement in the resistance movement. They took in a number of refugees. He became a pacifist and began attending church in his teens. Having become interested in British Congregationalism (later to become the United Reformed Church) through a friendship, he was attended Western College in Bristol. He was ordained in 1955 at the Windsor Road Congregation… Go to person page >

Translator (Spanish): Frederico J. Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Author: Anders Frostenson

(no biographical information available about Anders Frostenson.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Como la playa, como el pasto verde
Title: El amor de Dios
English Title: Your love, O God, is broad like beach and meadow
Author: Anders Frostenson (1968)
Translator (English): Fred Kaan
Translator (Spanish): Frederico J. Pagura
Meter: y coro
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Como l playa, como el pasto verde
Copyright: English trans. © 1974 Hope Publishing Company; Spanish trans. © 1996 Hope Publishing Company



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