Lord of Feasting and of Hunger

Author: Herbert Brokering, 1926-

Herbert F. Brokering (b. Beatrice, Nebraska, May 21, 1926; d. Bloomington, Minnesota, November 7, 2009) was a Lutheran pastor with German roots, an author of more than forty books, and a poet and hymn writer known especially for two hymn texts, “Earth and All Stars” and “Alleluia! Christ Is Risen,” both set to the same tune. He was born in Nebraska, the son of a German Lutheran pastor; earned degrees from Wartburg College in Iowa, University of Iowa, and Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, OH, and pursued graduate study in Germany at the University of Kiel and the University of Erlangen. He served as a pastor of three Lutheran congregations, in Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas; taught at the Navy Chaplain’s Career School in Ne… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord of feasting and of hunger
Title: Lord of Feasting and of Hunger
Author: Herbert Brokering, 1926-
Refrain First Line: See the silent ones who wait
Copyright: © 1989 Concordia Publishing House

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