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Like a mother who has borne us

Like a mother who has borne us

Author: Daniel Bechtel (1986)
Tune: AUSTIN (Rowan)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: Recording
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Author: Daniel Bechtel

Daniel Rodney Bechtel (b. 1932) was ordained to the ministry of the United Church of Christ in 1958. Beginning in 1964, he taught religion at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. NN, Hymnary editor. Source: Go to person page >

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Glory to God #44

Hymns of Truth & Light #89

The New Century Hymnal #583

Voices Together #518

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