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God of Adam, God of Joseph

God, you make us your companions

Author: Fred Kaan
Tune: FARRELL
Published in 3 hymnals

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Source: Gather Comprehensive #893
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Author: 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 >

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First Line: God, you make us your companions
Title: God of Adam, God of Joseph
Author: Fred Kaan
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Refrain First Line: God of Adam, God of Joseph
Copyright: © 1989, Hope Publishing Co.

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Gather (3rd ed.) #982Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #893TextPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #870Page Scan



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